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The Western Call 1910-10-07

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 ^  ai m v*      *  Ti t j-    *.* *. *i  ARE YOU ON OUR L������ST?  NO! WHY ?  Vancouver City, Mount Pleasant^ South Vancouver and The Province  VOLUME II  VANCOUVER. British Columbia. ^ :OCT.  7    1910. '  No. 22  Telephone Monopoly  How It Browbeats Its Subscribers���������A Veritable Blackmail.  The following letter, from a correspondent of this journal and  a subscriber of the B. C. Telephone Company, and one of the best  known business men of the eity, is a most -convincing illustration of  the odious methods in vogue with the company in its dealings with  the public. It is clear that the company will, when possible, impose  most absurd conditions upon such subscribers as may be easily  hoaxed, but they invariably "crawl down"'.-when an independent  and aggressive business man "'calls their bluff."  The following letter speaks for itself and is worthy of consideration: ,,, . .-.... . n    .   '  September 28; 1910.  Editor Western Call,  Vancouver, B. C.' ������   ,   '. ���������  .<    Dear Sir,���������With  vour kind permission, I would like to publish a 'few  facts concerning treatment the British Columbia Telephone,Co. extend subscribers. -7 7. .'-���������..������. - 7  .7    '<  -,-   \\Xk  It should be an .opportune time to present this statement, as the Telephone Co. are apparently using every effort possible-to secure >n even  greater "cinch" on Vancouver, if such is possible.  Some two yearB ago, thti writer and a neighbor applied to the Company  toi- hoiwe telephones on twelfth avenue east (on the Marine Driveway) and  deposited with the Company the usual $10 exacted by them. In a few days  we received notice that the services could not be installed unless we paid  them one year's rentals In advance and also construction fees of $35 each.  We offered to pay the year's rentals in advance, but could not see why a  subscriber should be called on to pay construction fees inside the city of  Vancouver and more especially on such a thoroughfare as Twelfth avenue.  Needless to my, we refused and requested that our applications be cancelled and the deposit returned.  8hortly after, the Company offered to give the service on the usual  basis, but not until they found their bluff would not work.  Then again in February, 1910, my office telephone was out of order and  was reported to the Trouble Department repeatedly and no satisfaction  could be obtained, and an appeal was then made to th,e manager, who informed me that the cable in the lane was burned out and the service could  not be continued until this cable was repaired. The telephone was out of  commission about three weeks, for which I put ln a written claim tor $2.00,  Twit with assurance from the manager that "he would hold out no hope or the  claim being allowed," and he stated further that "if the Company paid all  such claims, how would they pay DIVIDEND8!" '  The Company have since placed the account ($2.00) with a collecting  agency to force payment, as I-had' deducted the claim from the following  months' tolls.  I am very much pleased to see'that one paper in Vancouver Imb the  courage to fearlessly oppose such a company of Extortionists..  Thanking you for the space, I anv    " .. * Tours faithfully, ....  F. M. BRITTON.  WL  Wmt wmJUAwnsAowm-  It is decidedly refreshing to note how utterly unselfish is Mr.  Con Jones, the financial manager of the Vancouver lacrosse team,  and the erstwhile Australian sport promoter.  We are told, in a two-column free advertising news item report  of a dinner at the Hotel Vancouver, as given in the local press, that  "Mr. Jones raised a hearty and encouraging cheer when he stated  that it was his intention to use every means in his power to give  Vancouver a cup-winning team next season"; also "Manager Jones,  who financed the club, is shy just $764.43 on the season's operations."  What magnanimity! What a superlative example of genuine selff  sacrifice this is! But that is not all. We must add to this loss the  fact "that Mr. Jones dropped a couple of thousand dollars on the  previous saeson." The enthusiastic sporting editor then continues:  ''It is a sterling tribute to his sportsmanship that he is still deter-  "tnined to try for the cup." Let these great and potent facts sink  deep into the memory of an ungrateful public, that in spite of a  toss of about $3,000, this patriotic soul is determined to land that cup  for Vancouver.  How his old Australian friends will swell with pride when they  hear of the noble self-sacrifice of their acquaintance of former years.  We would heartily recommend that if Mr. Con Jones is able to land  that cup next year that hejake his team and tour Australia, landing firsts  national game is like when handled by such an adroit expert as Mr.  Jones. We are sure that his reception would be a warm one, and  the7 success of the venture assured because of Mr. Jones' intimate  acquaintance with sport promotion in Australia. Financially it  would undoubtedly be a success, at least for some.  The sporting editor of the World continues: "Mr. Jones received criticism from some quarters aud from some men who were  too narrow-minded to understand the situation in its true light."  Let these "narrow-minded critics" cease their Useless and unkind  \ reflections and be satisfied with the knowledge that Mr. Jones has  lost money on lacrosse, that he has succeeded only in getting in return more free advertising than any other person, always excepting  John Arthur Johnson, Jim Jeffries and Teddy Roosevelt, and that  the National Sports Club, of which he is the proud proprietor, receives its patronage from the young men of the community, and that  Mr. Jones is the respected adviser of all local hospital and philanthropic boards, the W. C. T. U., the Provincial Government and the  ['Children's Aid Society, etc.  And,further, in order to utterly silence any remaining obstreperous critic, permit us to say that Mr. Jones came here from Australia  fa few years ago with only moderate means, he now ranks amongst  the elite of the city, and is credited with considerable wealth (as is  [evidenced by his generous donations to various public charities, including his favorite political party); and this splendid social and  financial success has been achieved in spite of the fact that he has  been engaged in the great benevolent avocation of "professional  isport promoter."  A GOOD FLAG TO KEEP.  (Collier's Weekly.)'  A popular motto nowadays for set pieces and electric signs is  One Flag, One Empire, One King. This does not quite suit Henri  Bourassa, who would like a larger choice in flags. He is not satisfied with the Union Jack, under which he enjoys his liberties aud  'privileges. Some confusion exists as to what he really prefers���������the  fleur-de-lis of the Bourbons, the tricolor of the republicans, the eagles  and bees pf Napoleon or the drapeau de Carillon. It may be that  none of these is up to his mark, and that a special flag will have to  be designed for him by the Heralds' College, with a Bourassa rampant in the upper canton and an Armed Lavergne on the flap to  swing which way he pleases. Of course, Bourassa is not the only  'one who talks flags. There are people who object to the "Red  LDuster," the flag which has braved the battle and the Canadian  roreeze for forty-three years, ever since Confederation. They say it  ���������is a commercial'flag, and beneath the dignity of the new Canadian  navy. Well, perhaps. But in all these flag discussions do not let  us get far away from the flag that is the pride of the ocean and an  object of respect and affection to four hundred million people of all  colors and creeds.   Keep both hands on the Union Jack.  Coquitlam Hotel Condkfctetf by W.  Routity. ;  Among tbe varioas towns along J Coquitlam Hardware Co. is a flour-  the line of the C. P. H., that promise *������WnK enterprise conducted by Shear-  to emerge from its swaddling clothes ������r^ros��������� who have operated the estab-  lishment during the past 18 months  with,.striking success.   They do work  in the not far distant future Is Westminster Junction   (Coquitlam).  ,  Prominent among the tenterprises is  the Coquitlam Hotel, conducted by W.  Routley, a progressive,.energetic and  active business man. -Mr. Routley was"  formerly manager of the - Western  Transfer Co., of Vancouver. He has  operated the Coquitlam Hotel about  two mouths and carries on an immen*  se contracting and heavy teaming business for the varioas big development  schemes la operation, serroundlng the  Junction City ss weU. He is a dynamo  or energy ami everything is' attvo with  work, improvement and development,  surrounding Westminster Junction.  ..TH Junction Hstst is  T. W. Quilty, who has operated the  houBe for ten years. Mr. Quilt, is a  pioneer of tbe west and has resided  in.British Columbia since 1*75.  He was in the service of the B. C.  p. twenty-one years and Chief Keeper  He officiated as engineer of the V. 8.  revenue department nine years. He  was born in Prince Bdward Island.  all over the surrounding district and  are expert plumbers and general hardware merchants. They have recently  installed the plumbing In P. D. Roe's  fine new residence at Port Moody.  These young men are enterprising  from the word "go," and merit generous mention.  Mars Ins, art General, Merchants  at Coquitlam and have operated there  one year and a half. They have resided, in the district for fourteen years  and rare WeU known and have many  friends. Mr. Jas. Mars is the popular  secretary-treasurer of the Coquitlam i  Riding, "        ��������� -  id j* ft* **���������������������*���������) conducts U������e big store  of the town. He 'has shown his faith  by his works in erecting a handsome  block. Prior to the past three years  of his mercantile .career he was a logging contractor for seven year. He  was born in the Sunset 8tate of the  Golden West but says British Columbia is better and presents greater .opportunities  for  hustlers.  (Continued on page 2)  False Creek  _     v  Now that the problem of the disposition of the bed of False  Creek is again before ns for might be well to enquire  into the relative position of the city and the G. N. railway.  There are varied aud copious opinions being gratuitously offered regarding the action of the Provincial Government in refusing  its approval of the city's plans (which, by the way, were really the  G. N. railway's plans,-not the city's)( but-a-criticaLanalysis.-.oilthe_  whole situation will convince any impartial person that the root  cause of this wave of indignation, as expressed by many worthy  citizens, is not that they are convinced of any injustice on the part  of the government, but that a pet scheme had been thwarted, which,  with child-like impetuosity, they had insisted upon carrying' out,  irrespective of its future effect or immediate legality.  Now it-is only reasonable to concede that-this strong desire to  carry but the scheme of development, as outlined by the Great Northern, was really caused by a conviction that unless this particular  scheme was adopted that the creek would remain an unsightly mud-  hole for an indefinite time; .  There is, however, one point which has-been generally overlooked by trie public, viz.,, that no sincere attempthas ever been made  to utilize False Creek as a publicly owned enterprise. ,It is true that  a resolution was introduced; to* council early-.this year to the effect  that the city develop the scheme in the public interest and that  not one *oot be alienated, but the mover had>the exquisite pleasure  o.' being the only one to vote for the resolution. The rest of the  council octermiued. in their wisdom that it was more in the interests  of the public to give to the Great Northern.130 acres than to burden  the administration with an undertaking which would require the ex-  pendture of a great sum of money and of "aldermanie grey matter," deeming the effort too great for the meagre gratitude of a  fickle public. This does not, however, do away with the significance  of the suggestion. When the property was granted to the city it  was especially stipulated that it should not be alienated, but used  for the public good, and it is no compliment to Vancouver that no  scheme of publie development has ever been attempted. We are now  all thoroughly convinced of the almost incalculable, value of this  property, yet, strange to say, in the minds of members of our council  it was not thought to be of sufficient value to be security for the  cost of development.   '    ,  The present stay in proceedings might almost be viewed' as a  "providential opportunity" given us in which to carefully scrutinize  the situation and ask ourselves if we are really justified in. giving  away 130 acres in the very heart of our city to a railway company.  For what? For nothing. Again, we might ask: Is it too late to  retrace our steps?   And, What is the position of the G. N. railway?  In consideration of the first question it is well to remember that  when False Creek was granted to the city it was considered to be  of very little value, and the land surrounding it was also looked  upon as less valuable because of its proximity to the creek. During  the interim, however, its value has been partially appreciated, but  not to such au extent that an immediate advantage was not able to  overshadow its possible future value, both in the eyes of the electorate and of the majority of the council; in fact, so strong was this  desire for some simple immediate development, at whatever cost to  future generations, that the council never seemed to consider the  (Continued cm page 4)  Misleading Statement  This journal is willing to publish the statements of any responsible organization, providing they are within reason and authenticated with the signature of a responsible person, but we will not lend  our column for the publication of subtle, misleading information,  although it may be clothed in language which, at first glance, would  appear to the uninitiated as in perfect accord with the best interest  of the public. '���������/...'.  We are continually receiving from a certain source unsigned,-  typewritten articles, which purport to be in the interests of temperance. The last epistle from this anonymous correspondent expresses great alarm at the increase in the consumption of liquor  in the United States; quoting statistical returns from the Inland  Revenue Department in support of the statement, then proceeds to  point out that this is in spite of the fact that many states are going  "dry," and closes with a plaintive interrpgaiou, "Does prohibiion  prohibit, or are we on the wrong; track?" We answer our mysterious friend: Yes, you certainly are on the wrong track In the first  place you are a hypocrite. You are not the friend of temperance,  you are simply the paid tool of the License Victuaiers Association.  In the second place your statements are false and misleading.  The figures which are quoted regarding counmption are really ^  the total withdrawals from bond of spirits and of beer upon which  the revenue tax has been paid. There is a vast difference in the  two and the License Victuallers know this perfectly well. The fact  is that in these figures, which are so assiduously circulated, are included the amounts which are being exported and if we are to  bilievft tbe advertisements of Sehlitz's beer, this firm alone ia exporting many trainloads each week, in fact, whole ships cargoes  are made up of the products of this one firm and is carried to all  parts of the. world. There.,are hundredsof firms hi America which  manufacture and export vast quantities of beer, wines and liquors.  This all comes under the figures of the Revenue Department.  Ihe following is a very interesting comparison wb;ch we recommend to our License Victualer friend and suggest that they might i  be included in lys next epistle:  Here are the figures for the years 1967. 1908, 1909 and 1910, ,  these figures covering Withdrawals of distilled spirits from bond ' -  and beer on which revenue tax was paid: ; V  Gallons.     ��������� _,��������� K  t^ *   ' ;  19wi    .^   A,Ul.f,b9x,Hx  1908  2,006,233,408  1909 \  1,935,544,113  1910..... :.  2,046,181,943  AccordingHo the circular of. the,Ucense.VictuaUrsy these ftfurea  show eonelUshrely that :Loe*l Optiou7 fx*rhltroa a^ Tempataoee  Agitation only increase drinking* 'The fact is that dealer* every- "  where have been by mutual arrangement making heavy withdrawals)  from bond of spirits, and these dealers are carrying heavy stocks  of liquors and beer which has hot been consumed, so as to purposely  inflate the figures of the Inland Revenue Department, and in addition to this is the increasing export trade.  But here are some more figures which show, that even taking  the statements of the Victuaiers as true (which they are not), a decided decrease: Per capita.  jyo" ������������������������������ .-������������������'������������������������������������������������������** ��������� au.uIs  .f *J\J*J       .   .   .   m   ���������������������������   ���������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������*���������   ������������������������������������       fl+������ww  ^4-tTj.vJ        ��������� '"���������,���������'���������   ���������   ���������.���������   ���������   ���������   ���������   ���������   ���������-.���������������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������   ��������� -���������       mm4-M~.\������r^  Thus it will be observed that, according to these returns, there  has been a very decided reduction in consumption without making  any additional'.allowance, for. increased exports or withdrawals.  To bring the per capita of 1910 up to 1907 it would require a  total of 180,000,000 gallons, which is a very considerable amount.  Then again, previous to 1907, there was an annual increase of  96.000,000 gallons. This has been stopped entirely, thus making a  total loss or reduction in the last three years of 375,000,000 gallons.  No wonder the License Victuaiers are using every known device to  stop the" leakage. ~ "   :������������������- - -    -  Another favorite strajfcagem of the trade is to insert in the press  of the country little stories, in the form of news items, whereby  prominent men are alleged to have supported the establishment of  saloons, etc., under certain picturesque conditions. Not long since  there appeared in the local press a story that the Bishop of Manchester. England, had publicly expressed his approval of a certain saloon  in his district and quoted him as saying if more such were inaugurated it would lessen drunkenness, and then followed an attractive  description of the place. We cut the article out and forwarded it  to the Bishop for his confirmation, aud iu reply received his absoluted  repudiation of the whole article. '  We are not crauks. but we do utterly despise those'who seek,  to gain a purely monetary advantage by the circulation-of false and  misleading statements.  BRITISH PREFERENCE.  (Standard of Empire.)  Elsewhere we print an account of an experiment which proves  beyond* doubt the Standard of Empire's contention that there exists  in plenty in the towns of.Great Britain excellent emigration material.  Two unemployed men were chosen at random from among the homeless unfortunates on the Thames Embankment, and given work on  a farm. It took them some little time to shake off the evil effects  of semi-starvation, exposure, and the heart-breaking search for work,  but today, after six months' hard work on the farm, they are thoroughly competent farm hands. They have regained their self-respect  and interests in life, and have been chosen by Sir Thomas Robinson,  the Agent-General for Queensland, to go out to.that State as assisted  emigrants. With/reasonable good fortune, backed by stern application to work, then* is not the slightest reason why these men should *  not be comfortably placed freehold farmers within five years, and  possibly rich men before they reach middle age. Yet neither of them  had any experience of farm work before they were rescued from the  terrors of unemployment six months ago. Nothing more is needed'  to dispel the tradition that only those who have been reared on the  land can become successful farmers. What has been done for these  two men in question could assuredly be done in the case of thousands  of'others���������men who. for some reason or other, have failed to make  good in this the land of their birth, but for whom there are chances  in plenty in the Oversea States. It was an important feature of tliis  ease that the element of charity was not allowed to enter. The men  were work on an ordinary farm and paid a wage���������a very  small one, it is true-^-for their services. There" was no official atmosphere about them, and those with whom they associated were  ordinary agricultural laborers, not beginners like themselves, trying  to retrieve lost fortunes. At practically no cost whatever two wrecks  have been prevented and two citizens given to a young and prosperous State. Why should not the two be two thousand or twenty  thousand?  ���������* 'Hi  > >'*������l  ' -*$|  '     ������P������I  .ruffl  wl  -^1 THE WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVER. BRITI8H COLUMBIA.  Mount Pleasant Livery  NEW STABLES    ,     - - NEW EQUIPMENT  2545 HOWARD STREET     -     -     PHONE 845  HACKS, BROUGHAMS, SURREYS, ,  SINGLE AND DOUBLE DRIVERS.  Night Orders promptly attended to.  Ladies' Dressmaking Parlors.  Strictly High Grade Workmanship  .   2456 M AIN ST.  Paper Hanging and Kalsomining  965-3th':AVE.,fWl:ST PAIR VIEW  Interior Decorating, Sign Painting and Hardwood Polishing  HOUSES  FOR SALE  William R. Webb Harold L Brockwel1  TELEPHONE 3539  I MIDWAY ELECTRIC CO.  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS     [  529 Broadway W  VANCOUVER, B.C.  | Electrical Chandeliers  i Bells, Fittings, House wiring:  ' Moter Wiring: and Repairing;  ; Telephone  Systems  (Continued from page 1)  The Coquitlam branch of the Bank  of Vancouver is managed by A. Hali-  burton, a genial and pleasant Scotchman who has had ^fourteen years experience in the banking business,  j three in' Vancouver, B. ��������� C. and eleven,  in the old Country.   The bank .has an  D. E. Welchsr is Reeve of the Coquitlam municipality and has officiated in this capacity two years and prior  to this'served two years o,n the council. He has a nice farm and is proud  of the Municipality he represents. He  is also vice-president of the. Coquit-^ ifc,.|tfc.t|Aif.ife.%ffcAftfi.*.A.*.f.i.*.igiAfBi.Vi1ffl.*tTft.Lit?tt*i  Paper Hanger, Painter  SPECIALIST in all kinds of Interior and Decorative Work, Churches, Schools, etc, *  Moderate charges.  ��������� Estimates given  ��������� I������1������111 *!��������� 1 ������1������>.������^������������������li������t������'t������������������'rt-HKi>-������!>^������������.������������*^������4*S4^  t  i-������if ��������� S i������i f i Sm.S*������������������> ��������� ��������� ������"*' f'������ .>������."*.'���������> f".������>. ���������!'> #������'���������'��������������������������� ��������������� *��������� 'I"*1*^1  SESAIS2 1"^^  Efllm * Timewell  QQIIII&ttmAVC* WesmiRATIRRQAR  Upholstering and Draperies; - Easy Chairs and Settees mec'e to oider  Mattresses, made and repaired;       Window Seats, Cosy Corners, ''  Boat Cushions, Etc.       Slip Covers..     "'-... ..  ���������'���������*.��������� ESTIMATES GIVEN. ~: *. T  .-  ..-  -        :���������'���������'��������� ������������������..���������:-     '������������������������������������. :it  >������������������ ��������� i ��������� i ��������� ��������� ������������������ i ���������'. ��������� i ������ ������i> ������ ���������>'������ ���������> ������ ��������� ������ ��������� ������������ t i^it.4i������i|i.,.itin.iji ������.i|i ii|i.������iii'>.i3mi������;������^������������^H*Hi,  j        PRAIRIE PRODUCE GO.  i   Phone 3973      .'���������?.' - 1941 Westminster Avenue.  0 ,;���������- ���������     :���������"        r-        ���������     ��������� ���������-      -     r  I  New Laid Eggs        ,.-.     -       '.      -  Orange Creamery Butter  Prairie Rose Creamery Butter -       -  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter        -      -      ���������  Fresh Alberta Dairy Butter in tubs  Fresh Buttermilk at all times.  4oc doz.  8 lbs. for $100  3 lbs. for$l 00  '30C lb..  28clb.  Leave us your name and address and we will call on you twice  . week.   '-:���������'"������������������  ���������������������������������������������  Phone 4607  McGowen & Salter  THE   DON  MOTICC  Owing to alterations at our old store, we have moved  our stock temporarily to  2638 WESTMINSTER AVE..(gS^g).  MILK, CREAM & BUTTER FRESH DAILY AS USUAL.  PHONE 845  PHONE 845  ���������V7:Mo|'.r:J$;JeHy----,::  EXPRESS and BAGGAGE     >  Mount  Pleasant Livery  Your wants attended to with the utmost despatch and\\ itha most  courteous treatment. 7  .y^^*^v&^,.j.<j^j������^������������������|~SM.^jt.;MjM5M|MjM������^.  authorized  capital ot $2,000,000.  and  the branch office, was opeucd a^^i.  1st, 1910 at the Junction City.  Robert WHson iiSbn represent the  livery' and flour and feed interests of  Westminster Junction. They have  operated one year and a half In this  line and prior to1 this Mr;'.'Wilson was  lam .Society  and   a  member of  the  Farmers' Institute and Board of Trade.  .. Edwin Simpson, ihe genial Secretary of the Agricultural' Society comes  in for his mead of praise as we call  the role of the celebrities.  Ralph Atkinson is   the    contractor  and builder of the town and built the  ;; FOR  ON E  W EEK ������  ������ ������  T  i.  . > Regular 45c for  ������������������  3  c p. Ci.  v..**. C.  Cp.C  C.JJ.C.  C.C.  * UM1  Single cower, 20th Ave., 1 block cff cer, $������C0; $-EQ cash.  Poubie corner, ISth Ave., cleared and graded, close to car,  13800; cash-$10G0rbalanceeasy.~^FinebuiWing corner^-  CITY B JUWEIWGI: CO  Brined- 9 64 &roo<|wov t      6.f. HW80T Kgr.  \j. *j. c  C.B.C.  .^C.B.C.  Cp.C  C.B.C.  mmammmammmmmtma***  I IIHWilHl  FOR  ESTIMATES  ON  Hot  Air  Heating,   Cornice  Work,   Roofing  Skylight  and Mill Work.  We handle the "New Rival Furnace" which is  gi /ing  excellent  satisfaction.  TRY US      240 BROMAY WEST        W. E. Peebles, Prop  msasssm9ssmaammmmnms*tsmssm mssa  ��������� > monmy Ratdrnad If Rot < >  He still owns a nice  acres adjoining the city. -  in Scotland.  farm of ten  He was born  al Hall, and a number of the fine residences. He has followed the business  eight years and was bom in.Ontario.  Special  Coffee  Regular 40c for  40o  9BO  ' o���������'���������-:���������:   ���������-���������.-:  .���������������������-"   ' '���������  ��������� :::;-'  The above,. are specials at the ' |  t regular price  ������ ������������������' '������������������'    '������������������     ,������������������������������������.���������:���������''������������������'   < >���������..," If you are not satisfied, with '������  .,     .���������������������������-. ' .-.���������..���������������,  ��������� ��������� anything you get here we will re- <������  || tiirn your hioney as freely as we j  f take it.  ��������� >     Don't forget the address.  W|| I TBnAF FOR LOTS  ������UU������mL!2m1=^FINE M09EIN 8-RuHN house  with furnace and hall and stairs panelled and  burlapped, on 33 foot iot to lane, on 13th Ave.,  only a few blocks from Main St.   Price $4500  Cash $1500,  balance over 5 \ ears.  Will exchange for building lots in in or near city  What have you to offer?  A. W. GOODRICH & CO.  REAL    ESTATE.  Phone 4*73 3*���������?���������  LOANS   AND    INSURANCE  2450 Westminster Ave.  A KNOWING SEXTON.  Economy is the watchword at Rusa-  ville. The sexton of the city cemetery raised enough oats in the graveyard, this year to keep the fire team  in feed for the entire winter. .  AGAINST ORDERS.  "If you refuse me, Miss Gladys, I  shall get a rope and commit suicide.*'  "No, Colonel, you must not do that.  Papa ss>id distinctly he would not have  you hanging around here.  IN    THE    ESTATE    OF    WILLIAM  HURST, DECEASED.  NOTICE  is  hereby given  that  all  creditors   and   others   having   claims  against the estate of the late Wi Ham  Hurst who died on or about the 5th  day of June, A. D. 1910, are required  on or before the 20th day of September, A. D. 1910, to send by post, prepaid,  or  deliver  to  the  undersigned  j their Christian and surnames, addres-  jses and descriptions, full particulars  ���������of their  claims,  duly  verified,  statement of their accounts and the nature  [of tke security (if any) held by them.  AND   FURTHER   TAKE   NOTICE,  that after the above mentioned date  , the executors of the above mentioned  Estate will proceed to distribute the  assets of the said deceased among  the parties entitled thereto, having  rtjcarc* only to the claims with which  they shall then have notice.  And the executors will not be liable  for the said assets or any -part thereof to any person or persons of whose  claim notice shall not have been re-  ceived by them at the time of such  \ distribution.  |    Dated, Vancouver, B.  C, this 20th  | day of August, A. D. 1910.  j MacGILL & GRANT.  ��������� Solicitors for   Justice   Swanson   and  j    Herbert Lambert, Executors.  CASH GROCER  Cor. 71M\MRUQIDWIA ST.  xuurx* act. ;...:���������������������������  Take notice that I, W. J. fcaacoe. of  YJZa^fZ )a'-c-' octuP������t*o������������ Broker. In-:  i������2?#>Si*p?iy f?r. Permission to purchase  the .following described -land*:���������  vT������?'7,men5in* at a Post planted: at the  .Vorth-west corner of District Lot  U9&"  eL*?������ a^'-i" H������ye Sound- ���������������������*������'���������  Ujast 20 chains; thence North 40 chains-  thence East 20 chains; thence North^O  ?������LaJn8t:���������t^ncel.Wes^ 20 chains,-more or  less, to the shore line; thence South-  %??ter\y> following the meander of SaSi  ���������^.������������������s*nsssin,nt,"co'?to,,i,*������ *H',  PebruaryS^O* JOHN PASCOB-  t  '���������':-���������; ;:"^isnW-Ami  NeX Westminster   Land  District!  Ta������f W of.^ew,���������^tminster.'  ..TAKE notice that Ida M. S.' Debou  of  Vancouver, B.  C.  intend��������� to apS&U,f2  '^ssnp^^ oV& ip^ -ays;  j0 chains,- more or less, EastT tliencJ ������������������/  chains,  more or less,  North;  thence Is  chains.,  more  or less,  wi^t;  theSce  20  chains,-  more  or less    North;   theScI  2% *  cha S������' \more   or; ^"s.West"' thence-iSl  ..chains,, more  or-less.  South:   thenca IS  chans, more or less, .South; thence lfi\  chans, more or less. 'Vest;-thence Sal  chains, more or less. South; thence ll'l  chains, more or less East to point oil  commenctrnent containing six YundrSdf  and torty (640) acres. rooFe or less?   -1  IDA M. S. DEBQU,  w������u      -Name of Applicant.,. \  ^      .      William John Pascoe, Agent  Date, April 15th, mo. ^w   J  XtAMJi ACT.  New. Westminister   Land   District   --  Ti^stri^ of .Ne^ Westminster,  'cou^E_notice that Ella Deboo, of Van-  2? i II Bi V" occupation nurse. Intends  to apply ror permission to purchase thi  following described  lands:��������� -  ������������?mme.ncins at-a-post-pianted atthej  Northeast corner of T; L. 20021; thencej  In ������?}ns' more or  less>  North;  thence  80 chains, more or less. West; thence ������0J  Shi S2' more or .ie<s- South; thenc? MJ  chains, more or less East, to point oil  commencement containing six >iund������  and forty /640) acres, more or less.  ELLA DEBOO,  T������r���������������        Na���������e ������t Applicant.   ..  William John Pascoe, Agent I  Date. April 'l sth.-1910. ������o ������*.j  ������n*ii������ifii>i*ii*i*n*if������i^ifiiSi *iitlili*i1ticliifi*i*ifTiiT.i8u%  ������H^^>������^������<^������������������>;.������.|.������.t4i.i.������.HH������������<.  ICE CREAM  v For LAWN PARTIES aid SOCIALS  i ������������������______  i  per gallon, $2.00  LANO ACT  New Westminster Land District  District of New Westminster.      .  TAKE notice that I, Irving L. BaioJ  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation wooA  dealer, intend to apply for permissionl  to purchase the   following   describee  lands: Commencing at a post plante  at the north-east corner of    Lot    19lm  thence north 20 chains, thence west 8<H  chains, thence south 20 chains, thenctf  east 80 chains more or less to point of  commencement.  * Special Discount to Frater-  ���������> nal   Orders   and  ������ i     Churches,  v  PROPERTY OFF tHE MARKET.  . ersons bow having listed. propcrtj  as follows: Lots 28. 29:224, 526 takel  notice that the same is hereby with1-  Idra'An. This property has been des^  ciibed and is known as 214, 3rd avel  w- A. S. GOARD.  | Independent  Drug |  t  ������tore %  *  (Lepatoueel & mcRae)        *  + Cor. 7th & Westminster i  * Avenues J,  +���������1 ������������������l*'t^-*>h*'t>*'li'l'*X**+** !������������������������!'  NOTICE.  On and after September 15th, 1910J  all  deliveries  of  coal  made  by  th{  undersigned companies will be off  cash basis only.    Cash to aecoinj  the order or to be paid to the tea  ster on delivery.  While we very much regret havinf  to   take   this  action,   especially  wit  the trade of our customers who havj  dealt with us on a credit basis  years past, yet we find that on accot  of the enormous growth of Vancbuvt  the expecse of keeping credit account  for so many small items has becoi  prohibitive.  MACDONALD MARPOLE& CO. Lt  H. P. HOWELL & CO^, Ltd.  VANCOUVER COAL CO.  EVANS COLEMAN & EVANS, Ltd. . _;;    _i|'-    _,. ,. ^  "kk!M^sBM0^^i  ��������� .    ;-... r-. .-.^^,.v-VA-';V-i;-->--i-.-.;>X;SSt^f  "      "     *���������*"  %l  BE SURE AND SEE OUR STOCK OF  >���������     III llIUI_V,     I_I_J 111-11U.  BEFORE   BUYING ELSEWHERE*     *  One of the Most Up=to=Date Stocks  On   the Hill  Agents for  SrilRWIN-WILUAMS PAINTS and VARNISH  EVERYDAY HEROES  G. E. McBRIDE & CO.  Cor. 16th and Westminster Aves.  J  Oscar Kidd  Between Sixth and Seventh  Avenues  PRACTICAL HeRSESWER  Special attention given to Lame  and Inerfering Horses.  PRINCE   EDWARD  STREET  ������������������������+���������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������*���������*���������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*���������>������������������������  . 241Q  Westini-ster Ki  MT. PLEASANT  VANCOUVER  RUBBER TIRE WORK A SPECIALY  STEELE C&  MUIR  CARRIAGE WORK; GENERAL BLACK SMITH ING  HORSE SHOEINQ,   JOBBING  THE. STO-RE  OF     QTJAI.TTY  Phone 1360  We hear a good deal about this  store being "Too Dear." We  challenge comparison with any  store in the city in staple lines  of goods. ' Of course we; hear  now JainJ again of ' "Snatps."  There is no such thing as a snap  in first class articles. All prices  rule alike. Call and convince  yourself.  Always  a choice selection of  fresh fruits.and vegetablea on  ..hand.:. .. ���������."'"-'..  2243 Westminster Ave.  _NearCorner77tJi   .  ^>������������*'t'������'HMHwH,������*<^,i'������������<'''i''>''i'l*'t  The best stock of ARMS,  AMMUNITION,    CUTLERY, 1  \ and SPORTING GOODS can J  be found at the store of  Chas. E. Tisdall  618-620 Hastings St.  If it is  ���������irst  Class  SHOEMAK-  [NO and SHOE REPAIRING  ������n want, goto _  R. PETERS & CO.  2511 Westminster Avs.  (Near Broadway)  Te guarantee our wortc to be as good  ' as any in the city.  !Dr. A. E. Wark  DENTIST  411 open an OFFICE in the  IATHER BUILDING, Corner  Westminster Ave. and 8th Ave.  about AUGUST 8th. '10  ^e assortment of  hJAPANESE BROOMS  Reg. 50c value for 25c.  [DIM'S GROCERY  Htt ni f esMistcr A? cue  ������������i������l������'t������*������ l.+i������l������*������*������'l ������������������!*��������� 4-  iiTORONTOii  FURNITURE  STORE :;  8334 Westminster Avenue.  Beds, Bed Springs and Mattresses, Dressers and Stands, *  Extension and Kitchen Tables,  Carpet Squares, Linoleums, Oil  Cloth with leather seats, Easy,  , Chairs, Sofas, Crockery ware,  Japanese . Spuares, .. all sizes,  Rugs, Lace Curtains;and.; Poles.  ������. H. CqWAN.  South Vancouver  Westminster Ave.  Cakes, Pastry  Bread, Confec-  Monery. Etc:  Wedding and  Birthday Cakes  a specialty  South Vancouver Bakery  GEO. HERRING, Prop,  west-minster Ave.  IN,    THE     ESTATE     OP     MARIE  ESTHER SWITZER, Deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all  creditors and other having claims  against the estate of the late Maria  Esther Swftzer, who died on or about  the 10th day ot June, A.D. 1910, are required on or before the 10th day ot  October,. A. P. 1910, to send by post  prepaid or deliver to the undersigned  their christian and surnames, addresses and descriptions, full particulars of their claims, duly verified,  statement of their accounts and the  nature of the security (if any) held  by them.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE  that after the above mentioned date  the administratrix of the above mentioned estate will proceed to distribute  the assets of the said deceased among  the parties entitled threto, having regard only to the claims with which  she shall then have notice. And the  administratrix will not be liable for  the said assets or any part thereof to  any person or persons of whose claim  notice shall not have been received by  her at the time of such distribution.  Dated Vancouver, B. C, this 8th day  of September, A. D. 1910.  Daily Incidents On Large Liners.  .   .      (From Literary Digest.)       ;  If the power of the commander of  a transatlantic greyhound is great his  i responsibilities to his owners-and to  l humanity are nd less so. * If he loses  his ship through.the slightest fault of  hisown he loses his career if, haply,  he survives the disaster.  -Not. many  do.   Captains subscribe to a code unwritten, but not less inexorable, that  theyshall die with their ships, if passengers are aboard when it goes down.  The commander of La Bourgoghe was  1 last seen on the bridge, his hand or  the whistlecord, as the great liner took   i the long dive.    Captain Von Goessel  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������������������>���������>��������������������������� !������*'*?*.Elbe' ���������������t genial and skUful of  ���������    (captains,  stood  on  the   bridge   with  ' arms folded calmly waiting for the  waters to engulf bim. Captain Griffith  of the Mohegan waited on the bridge,  while his vessel sank beneath his feet.  Captain Luce of the Arctic died at his  post. There have been recent instances of captains, having piled their  ships up on rocks or shoals, going  to their cabins and ending their lives.  They knew it was either that or a_  life of retirement on shore. Not all  have chosen to accept that alternative  which lay within their own hands."  !Tou may find them brooding the. years  away In little rose-covered cottages in  Hamburg, Bremen, Liverpool,, Glasgow, or. some Long.Island village���������  each a victim of one overshadowing  mistake which set the "record of yeara  at naught, and offset all the bravery  and.skill and devotion to duty that in  them lay.  In fact, when one considers the rigid  responsibilities of a captain there'can  be but wonder that he is such a wholesome and pleasant person, and .such  good company at all times when the:  .navigation of the ship does not demand his close attention.  One foggy morning in the spring of  1908 the Kronprinz Wilhelm was lying  off Robin's Reef, waiting for the, mist  banks to rise before proceeding to her  pier. Many of the passengers who had  succumbed to Captain Nierich's genial  and magnetic personality had gone forward under the bridge for a last word  with their commander. The Captain  could not but see them, but there was  nothing to indicate that he did.' .They  knew better than to obtrude them,  selves upon the bluff skipper's attention. Evidently he had other things  to think of. The passengers did not  quite understand., It was true there  Was fog, but the liner was in the bay;  what possible , harm could 7 come?  While they would hate to of  the Captain, vthere was little doubt  that this was a pose.  . Suddenly, as they stood there, the  telephone on the bridge: rang. Cap;  tain Nierich answered, and then in an  instant dropped the receiver and  sprung to the* afteraction of the  bridge. There came a crash astern,  and the sharp cutwater of the Crown  of Castile, blundering through the fog,  bit into the German liner's stern. By  this time the captain had pulled up a  long brass rod. This rod, when pulled  as high as it would go, began to descend, while great gongs rang throughout^ the immense. .hu.lL.__ In^swenjsec-,  onds the rod had sunk into its original  position, and the gongs���������warning  every one out of the way of the bulkhead doors���������had ceased. .Captain  Nierich turned to a lever, and gave  it a mighty pull. Instantly the ship  reverberated with the noise of twenty  steel doors flying shut, with a force  that would have cut logs in two. The  hull prcatically was hermeticallly  sealed. Even had the bow of the  wandering tramp penetrated below the  water-line, the Kronprinz would have  remained afloat. As it was the hole  was punched above ihe water, and no  compartment filled.  Proximity tp port had not found Captain Nierich napping. He maintained  as rigid attention to all details looking  toward the safety of the ship.In New  York bay as he would have in tnid-sea.  And when the test came���������the first real  test, by the way, of the automatic bulkhead-closing system���������he was ready for  It. By actual time, the Kronprinz was.  watertight within twenty seconds after  the collission.  Some captains are frequently called  upon to show gallantry or resourcefulness in situations bordering upon the  hazardous; others pursue a peaceful  and uneventful course over smiling  seas, so to speak, year in and year out.  Capt. Charles Polack of the Kaiser  Wilhelm der Grosse, for example, could  wear a double row of medals for  bravery across his ample chest Once,  in the fall of 1907, when his vessel was  speeding for Bremen, with cabins well  filled, the steamship was shaken by  some shock, and then slewed off at a  tangent. A derelict had carried away  the rudder. The steamship was then  400 miles from Halifax. Some of the  passengers, whose nerves had not  withstood the accident, wanted the  Captain to make for that port. But  there were mails aboard, and several  hundred passengers were on this vessel, because she was swift; they had  taken passage "tin her because they  wanted to reach Europe in the shortest possible time. So Polack decided  to finish the trip, rudder or no rudder,  by. steering with his propellers. He  did this in four and" a half days, bringing the vessel in port only a few hours  late; In all this time Captain Polack  never left the bridge, rlbur after hour!  hei was at the signal telegraph, calling for a little extra pow������r on-' the  starboard propeller, or bn7the port  screw, as the case might be; backing  with one, going astern with the other.  Thus the course -was maintained and  the journey completed without accident. When the Captain finally went  from the bridge to his cabin, his feet  jvere so swol'en that they were obliged  tdKcut his shoes off." 7  ; .The majority of the achievements of  captains are not likely to become  known, to the public, both because of  the Captain's modesty and a policy  of silence. The passengers are usually  quite unaware of, the events of the  night as they see the skipper smiling  ind urbane, as he passes along Ihe  deck. 7. , 77     .".7  Two or three years ago the Kaiser  Wilhelm II. ran into a heavy, fog on  approaching the English Channel. The  dreaded Scillys were somewhere at  hand, but they were not to-be-seen.  But they were passed and Captain  Cueppers strained his ear for the Lizard fog-signal. Finally Cueppers sent  out a wireless inquiry to the Lizard,  asking the operator if he had heard  the Kaiser's fog whistle. Answer came  back that it had been heard about  three miles to the southward. The  captain signaled back that in order to  be certain he would blow his fog-  whistle three times. He waited one  minute and then the whistle-blasts  were sounded.  ���������  "The sounds come directly abeam of  this station," answered the operator.  Captain Cueppers felt that he knew  his position now to a certainty, and  groped his way toward the Eddystone.  Eventually the vessel, which had passengers to land at Plymouth, was anchored off that port. The passengers  boarded the tender, and the Kaiser  proceeded to Bremen. The commander; never got the faintest glimpse of  piymouth. There is nothing heroic in  this, but eminent skill as a navigator  is: plainly read in this incident. -  TBESON00F  %M?Mititts  There' is.a line stirring .poem by  Will Ogilviehn the current number of  the Spectator.- It is 7 called - 'The  Plough/^and tells of the part plar-ed  in the settlement and civilization of  the world .'*-r the implement which,  from time immorial, has played its  leading part at the base of all productive industry. TWe reproduce a few  stanzas hereunder, which will be spcil  ally appreciated '���������'ny qiir readers.  From Egypt behind   my   ,oxen   with  their stately step and slow  Northward and East and \Veat I went  to the desert sand and the snow;  Down  through the centuries  oue  by  one, turning the clod to thf- shower,  Till there's never a land ben-vith the  sun but has blossomed behind my  : f; power. _ -K,-^''  ] .slid through the sodden riccfie'ds  with    my    grunting    "humpbacked  '-���������-"-��������� steers,' ���������������������������.���������������������������'������������������'������������������- ���������*������������������-���������  I turned the turf.of the Tiber plain in  Rome's Imperial years;  I was left in the half-drawn furrow  when Corlolanus came  Giving his farm for the Forum's stir  to save his nation's name.  Then the new, lands called me Westward; I found on the prairies wide  A toil to my stoutest'daring and a foe  .   to test my. pride;  7,7.  But I stooped my strength to the stiif  black loam, and I found my labor  ' sweet ���������'' >""������������������' ..'������������������'.'^ " --���������  ��������� ������������������.���������:  As I loosened the soil that was trampled firm by a. million buffaloes' rteet.  i    l        tt- .. _.;���������  ...    :.   ,. .'.   -       '    ��������� . _   ;  ' :'���������- <!��������� ���������    :  The.'sun Tof^the Southland railed mc,;-  I turned her the. rich';brown lines  Where he, Parramatta    peach    trees  grow, indi her gr^en -Mildiira vines;  I drovether Cattle $efor������,: met her dust/  and her-dying sheep,    ,r  I painted heir rich plains golden and  ^7taught';'n������"to,sow:'ahd.rea^      .    ���������"  From Egypt behind my oxen with stately step; and slow ^7  is he gave the monkey a little   more I  have  carried your weightiest dur-  ine after grinding outon his organ a    den������ ye toilers, that reap and sow!  election from tfa������ta Lucte."    'Getta I am the Ruler, the King, and I hold  forty dollar da month and^eata   my-    the world in fee; 7  ?elf; thirty da month if da boss eata Sword upon sword may ring, but the  me."   .^ ,      < <-.v"        :v'iri'i 'TIM   triumph, shall rest with me  ENGLISH BURGLARS  ARE "UPTODATE"  SCIENCE IN CRIME.  %%4  Z2������ ( 1  A,    M  Three men who, it ia   alleged,   ara V  members of a* gang ot, burgars   thaV>*-^  attempted to \open a   safe   containing - -  $200,000 worth of platinum   and   gold  <'  at a well-known flrm-pf jewellers in  v  Birmingham, have been remanded on ^  a charge of attempted burglary.   It'to  '"  stated that offices next   doer   to   the'  premises occupied   by  'the   Jewellers  '  were rented    shortly   before   the   at -  -  tempted burglary by men   represent- ,  ing^ themselves to be diamond    mer������ ,  chnuts. When the discovery was mad*  It was found   that   the  thieves   had  broken through three walls to get to  the strong-room.    Thev then proceed- .  e<l to cut a hole in   the   strong-room ' ~  door, which consisted M eight   inches  of solid steel with an asbestas   lining, :  by means of an oxy-hydrogen   blowpipe.  They had bored through all but ���������,  half an Inch whem thev were alarmed  and decamped, leaving, behind   appli - t  ances weighing over a ton and worth \  at leastjiOOO.  They had   installed   a  temporary     telephone     and    electric  alarm to enable them to keep in communication with the man on watch.  NO   WONDER   THE   MAYOR    LEI  }  KICKS'.  A shoe drummer alighted from the  train at New Westminister and looked  up and down the street. Presently  Yic'l: Lee came along with a bundle ot  soiled laundry, and the drummer balled him' with: >���������  "Jphn, how much of a place is ttia  here town of New Westminister?"   '  "Stleet ca* ev'ly twenty minute," replied tbe Chinaman.  \.  7     MATTER OF TASTE7  'Me gotta da good Job/' aid Pietrb,  FISH STORY.  ?  The late Justice Brewer was \ /  party of New York friends on a lish ��������� '  ing trip-, in iM s Adlrondacks, and ''  around the eamp fire one evening the \  talk naturally.;ran on big fish. When  it came, his turn the jurist began, un- j  certain as*tp how he was going to }  come out: ~ <  "We were fishing one time   on   th* j  Grand Banks "for���������er���������for "  "Whales,", sopjebody suggested. |  "No," said   the   Justice, "we   were *  baiting with whales."  i  :^i--  PP ISUNP WW IM  OAPITAJ^ $250,000.00, in -hare* of par value of $1.00.  ~-^^^^ - , --   -  On Texadalsland, 2*4 miles from the Town of Van Anda, and only 35 miles from the  Tyee smelter at tiadysmith.   Further it is within 70 miles of Vancouver.  Good Harbor and first class wagon road.  DKVBl.6M������afT.  "A" shaft, 85 feet.  "B" cross-cut, 27 feet.  "C" drift, 25 feet.  "D" drift. 8 feet.  Load S feet wide, traced on the surface for 700 feet;  district.  This showing is unsurpassed in this  July  Julv  July  July  Aug.  Sept.  ASSAYS.  Gold,  Oz.  7.   3909 0.06  V.i.   .1909 0.16  17.  .1909  0.56  17.   1909.... ". 0.10  30. 1909.... 0.05  4,   1909....  0.44  INVESTMENT.  Silver,  Oz.  2.80  1.26  2,00  0.60  0.88  0.60  Copper,  %  9.60  6.87  18.60  6.85  7.00  5.70  Value  per ton.  $28.29  18.13  57.12  17.23  17.06  21.33  This is an investment, not a gainble. The property has been proven and not a share  was offered to the public untilthis was done. The "Company are in a position to commtmce  shipping at once. TVVe are offeriug to the public ���������  50,000 SHARES,  the proceeds of which are to be spent in installing1 suitable machinery. These shares are being offered at 25 cents per share. Already shares have been applied for out of this  issue. The payments are easy���������One-half on application and the balance in two and four  months.       - ' r-i   i i  For further particulars apply to the Fiscal Agents,  MacGILL & GRANT,  Solicitors for Hannah Sophia Curtis,  Administratrix.  H. H. STEVENS & CO.  317 PENDER STREET, W.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Please mention 'Western Cal" when applying for shares  ���������.- -j  -   *���������*<!  - v*" \.l  '* <?*l  \'  ^i      1  <&���������  : 7-r^.il  - <tPA  " -a r~- TOT WESTERN CALL. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLTJMBIA.  DOES THIS  APPEAL  TO  YOU?  If you are looking for the Best  Equipped Grocery Store on the  Hill where you can get the best  quality of eatables at the  most moderate prices,  into  awuti/inMatonee.  leS      Good all round Apples, per box    -      Sl������25  JjananaS   Fancy stock        -        - perte.   |5p  Finest Tokays  per  ib  IQc  Potatoes  Good Highland Potatoes, good keepers,  per sack  $1J5  OiWOnS      Fancy -clear dried onions  8 lbs. 25c  Coffee        Kelly's Special Ground fresh every day,  31bs    $1.00  Tea  Cocoa  Butter  Fancy Ceylon Tea  Fresh Loose Cocoa,  3 lbs.   $1.00  per pound   3QC  If you have not tried some of our Butter  yet you don't know what you are  missing 3 lbs.   $1*00  Eggs  Good Fresh Eggs  All guaranteed  per doz.   35C  G. S. KELLY  cTVIOUNT PLEASANTS LEADING GROCER  2333 Main St.  Phone 938  NEW BARBER SHOP.  As this district expands new businesses are constantly coming in.  among those to arrive this week Is a  new barber shop under the able management of Mr. D' Wynne at 144  Broadway, east, opposite the fire hall.  This shop is nicely equipped and is  an acquisition to the 'Hill.'  A new Brokerage firm. Mr. Jas. A.  McLean has Opened up an ~ office in  suite 19, Williams building, 413 Gnui-  ville st. Mr. McLean will do a real  estate, insurance and loan business.  He was formerly of the firm of Fairly.  Stinson, McLean and Termant. ���������;������������������'''*���������  He came from Edmonton. Alia,  where he was in business for five  years. With his extended expedience  .'ie should J:e a very useful acquisition  to the local bro! e/age t'rate.uiiy.  BROTHERS HEED!  "No evil is necessary." if it is  necessary it is not. evil,' emphasized  Dr. Ernest Hall In his instructive lecture given in the Mt. Pleasant Metho-  .dlst Church, under the auspices of the j  '< W. C. T. U., on Oct. 4th Inst, speak - J  ��������� Ing on the "Social Evil and Alcohol."  An audience of thoughtful, Intelligent  women listened with deep attention,  and in fact awe. to his weighty utterances upon these vital economic and  sociological problems of the day. The  terrible statistics, gathered from medical authoritative sources with regard  to the awful ravages of these two crying evils, gave the audience serious  'truths to consider for many a Ion?  day. This versatile progressive thinker might be termed a Medical Evan -  gellst (not the goody-goody sort). He  certainly has the courage of his con-  victions, and Is rendering invaluable  service to the science of Eugenics and  the cause of Moral Reform. When  more men both within and without,  the Medical Fraternity follow the  trail he blazed, rn^nv of the evil obstructions which n"w block the path -  way of the upward ascent of the race  will be cleared away.  Wanted���������  Knights Errant '���������* Moral Reform.  . ������������������,   "'-. ' F.S. L.  PROGRESS.  A woman as Cabinet Minister! Yes.  Its a fact.     The States Commissioner  of charities and corrections in   Oklahoma is Miss Kate Barnard, who was  elected to the   position   by   a   large  majority.   And she deserved the hon-  o������v    By _ sheer. perseverance and force  of character, she bad undesignedly fitted herself for this responsible politi -  cal office.       Tho. a 'rail young   girl,  she paid her owq way through a business college and became official    reporter of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.    Her next move was   to  organize a campaign for the procuring of humane laws with   regard   to  child ��������� labour, compulsory   education;  factory inspection, etc., and- ultimately succeeded in getting eight   of   the  ten bills passed   in   which   she   was  deeply interested.    She was much surprised to find herself nominated    by  the Democrats and almost by the Republicans.    Those men knew a   good  (thing when they saw her and showed  that they were not devoid of wisdom  for three   years   of   actual   work   in  office, have more than justified their  choice.    Under her   jurisdiction,    not  merely prisons but their inmates have  undereone '���������eforip-nlon. and   ameliof -  ated conditirvsare recorded ln about  tbr*e    hundred    Institutions.        Wl; >  dares to say that wf>w*n is incanable  of w������-e administration?      One eener-  r>ns brother, whfch eres to prove that  all the srood men are   not   yet   d������id.  esvs. "All sreat movements of social  -������.*nrm ha������e talwi    their   inspiration  *-nm' wm������ii."      Brave women.       Go  "n, go on. go on, go on.  TOMODECHI.  ADDENDA.  Finland must, be tbe roost progressive spot on the earth's surface. In  fact It may soon become an ideal place  for woman. Think of it. A w>man  teacher annlied for the same s'>l'->ry as  a man aud rrot it! Their parliamentary routine Is nreserved from m-"1 not-  nny by the presence of the lady-members of the Diet, whose personnel is  very varied;���������one of them is a factory  inspector, another a principal of a  teacher's seminary, two doctors ot  philosophv (one of these an officia1  in +be st^te bureau of st^tisti^s) one  principal of a girl's school, one historical writer and lecturer    on   political  -������'������Dr**jonc.  nn������ (.'a.*grt.������T..^Ti*(5 "widow,  on**  T,<>Q<?Sr)t*s -w?^. cn* eirl's school tea -  cher. one public school teacher, five  seamstresses, one editor of a social  democratic (woman's weekly), a former PC-'-'^nt elrl. one Hooper's wife.  ^r>e ^rafter's d^uehter, two social democratic crw nisers. and one without  r������T.v sr'o^ifi'od profession. And    yet  't's sTjd. women are no .rood outside  tv.f������ ir^^hen. However, facts are stubborn things.  TOMODECHT.  THE "TIMES" OUTRAGE.  It is impossible to adequately express "one's indignation at the  outrage perpetrated at Los Angeles last; week  which   resulted in-  wrecking the "Times" publishing plant and in the loss of a score  of lives, nor can we find language strong enough to express Our utter  loathing of those guilty of the felonoiis deed.  That some malignant persons did actually commit the crime;.,  seems to be demonstrated beyond a doubt, but as to who it was, and 7  what were the causes which led up to so dastardly a deed, is a  matter upon which no rash conclusion should be drawn.   The popular tendency is to lay it at the door of the unions of Los Angeles.. .  This we submit is eminently unjust in absence of positive proof. 7  The matter is so serious that no effort or expense should be spared.,  to probe it to the very bottom. - 7  . It is a well-known fact that the "Times'* ami the manufacturers have been waging a bitter war against the unions, and immediately it became known that an outrage had been committed the cry )  went'forth that the unions had done it.. This charge has been taken  tip by the enemies of unionism throughout the length and breadth  of tlie land, and many impartial and neutral parties have been  prejudiced against the unions as "a result.    '.���������*..  We repeat, that until such time as the matter has been thorough-.,  ly probedY and it has been positively proven that the unions were  officially connected with the act, judgment should be reserved.   It  is not sufficient to show, even, that the perpetrators were men be- <  longing to a union, because no one denies1 that many individual union  men are bad, but that is no criterion that all union men are bad.  According to reports in the press, the war which has been  waging between the Manufacturers' Association and its champion,  the "Times," and union labor in Los Angeles, has .been characterized by - much bitterness and vituperation on both sides. The  "Times" has designated certain labor leaders as murderers, corpse  defacers, assaulters, etc; there is small excuse for the use of such  epithets in the discussion of an economic question. Again, this same  association has sworn to abolish unionism. This position is little .^  short of insane. Any rational man will admit that it is much easier  to deal with a committee representing a large number of common  interests than it is to deal with each individual member, and unionism, under proper control, is a great benefaetor. It is also a matter  worthy of note that the unions are ready and ,anxious to have a  publie system of arbitration inaugurated, but on the other hand the  average employers' association arrogate to themselves the sole right  to judge of the merits or demerits of the ease.  Now, it is reasonable to assume that there is bound to arise  problems-and questions between employer and employee under.our  present systems of industrial development, and wha,t saner way is  there to deal with those problems than b.v arbitration? We simply  draw attention-to these facts because of ,the evident effort on the  part of interested parties to make a great deal of capital out of the  unfortunate occurrence at Los������ Angeles.  A catastrophe of this kind should make all wise men think, and  think hard of the Causes which may have led up to the outrage.  Whoever, committed the infamous act, or whoever may have con-  ' nived at it. must have beehsembittered to the point of desperation,7  and a condition of society which is productive of such feelings ia  anything but harmonious and warrants the most, careful study as to: i  ways in which it ean be remedied. ;     -      :7  FALSE CREEK   (Continued)  future as worthy of even passing attention. But this does not release us from the solemn obligation of preserving for posterity some  of the rich natural advantages, which are theirs as much as they are  ours, and we shall be remiss in our duty if we allow them to be  dissipated, even though it may be to the personal advantage of some  to do so. ': ���������-.���������_..   "77 -���������  liipthe next place* what is the position of the G. N. Railway t,|  They do not seem to be worrying much.   In fact, it is well to note  they have been supremely indifferent as to the fate of the city's?!  application.   Why?   Simply because they have an alternative course;  in case the present scheme fails.   It is altogether probable that they;  would prefer it did fail, as it would release them from tlie existing^]  agreement with the city, which, while it is entirely abortive as far  88;i!eii^Tah������e is concerned, yfet it carries a moral obligation, which'  may be ignored, but at times might be troublesome, and the railway*!  usually seek the course of least resistance as a matter of policy.  The Great Northern Railway Company have never filed plana]  in a formal manner under the Railway Act, and therefore are in  the position of a private owner of foreshore, on False Creek.   UpJ  to the present they have been subject to expropriation by the citj  tinder powers given in the False Creek Foreshore Act, and conse-1  quently found it convenient to enter into an agreement with the city!  until such times as this Act should expire, vi?., October 31st.   After!  that date the railway company will be more or less independent ofj  the eity and will then be in a position to file the usual plans showj  ing lands required for terminal facilities, and will claim the right  to acquire, under the Railway Act, the very land they have beei  dickering withJhe city for, and further will be able to produce  evidence of the justice"of theiF^VU?mands "this self-sam^  with the city, supported by an overwhelming vote of the people.   Ii  the face of this convincing evidence the city will have considerable  difficulty in opposing their claims; in fact; it is doubtful if the com  cil,as at present constituted, would offer any objection to anything  the Great Northern might demand.  A very strong argument which would be urged by the railwajj  in support of its claims would be that it owned the foreshore an<j  therefore had a right to the abutting tide flats. And in response  the city's claims to the title of the tide flats, they would be able  point to the undeniable fact that the eity had on no occasion eyei  attempted to develop their holdings, and were only standing in thi  way of legitimate enterprises. It is altogether probable that undei  such ^conditions the railwav company would thus be enabled to se]  cure, iree. from any troublesome verbal promises, all the land if  might want.  The diplomatic skill of the railway is well illustrated in its aj  parent anxwty to secure the passing of the by-law; this was part  the scheme; they thus obtained confirmation beforehand of thi  amount of land they would require.   Another very significant fac  is that the railway ieft a few lots which they refused to buy at thi  head of the creek, in spite of the fact that they agreed with the couq  cil to extinguish all riparian rights, except some lying near the brid|  which tlie city agreed to assume.   This clause was so changed i\  the printed copy of the by-law as to read that the "company woulj  be at liberty to defend action, etc.." and it was largely due to tin  vigorous opposition of these owners that the Provincial Governmen]  were induced to make such fine legal investigations, resulting in  refusal of the plans.   It would appear to a careful observer that  railway purposely allowed these lots to remain and deliberately t\  frained from fl'ai're. with them in order to encompass the defeat  the city's application.  As to the possibility of the city being able to fnistrate thef  schemes or to successfully retrace its steps it is difficult to sts  One thing seems to be of paramount importance, and that is,  city should spare no effort to secure again, through the ProvinciJ  Government, the position which it has forfeited by allowing the Fa  Creek Foreshore Act to lapse.   We should profit by our unpleas  experience of this past year and proceed forthwith   to outline  scheme for tbe development of False Creek in the interests of  public.  Such a scheme should incorporate a just and equitable arrang  ment to be submitted to the railway company which is interest^  But we should also oppose, unflinchingly, any effort on the part  the railway company to absorb any portion of this splendid herita  which we have valued so slightly.  The great difficulty we are experiencing in getting-the railwj  company to keep its agreement regarding bridges over the big  is sufficient to demonstrate to us that they regard their promia  as something to be observed only when convenient to do so. and qu\  justifies the city in looking after its own interests, and also iV ���������  R, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  THE WESTERN CALL* VALCOUVB  fto show how little we can expect by way of development as long as  they are in control of the situation.  The situation is indeed -critical, ;and tupon the action taken at t SaiIoi"s Hornpipe, Irish Jig, Reel Dane  this time by the city council will largelyc.depend the future of the  j city as regards False Creek.   The G. N. Railway Company is a corporation whose cupidity is unlimited by promises or agreements and  who will enforce any advantage winch they may obtain with a rigor  [(before which the corporate mfinence and .power of the C. E. R. will  'fade into insignificance.  GOOD FELLOWSHIP OF "TOMMY ATKIN."  A splendid idea of good fellowship was shown to the visiting  .Queen's Own-in the fact that the tired Buffs, Leicesters, and others,  [ the cam_> first, insisted on pitching, and did pitch, all  the Canadians' tents; and even carried the Rifles' blankets into them  J before the Dominion battalion arrived at their halting place, while  j several'footsore bauds of the Sixth Brigade tramped out to play  ���������>the young militiamen in.  .(   R. M. Naulty has removed    to   232  112th avenue, east.  CANADIAN  APPLE  NATIONAL  SHOW.  ELABORATE PREPARATIONS.  Mr. M. Metcalfe, of   50   Thirteenth \]  avenue has returned from a   trip    to!  the old country.  Mrs. R. Mills, 2522   Ontario   street,  [will receive on Friday afternoon, .Oct. i    The world Is going influenced  I 7th. j largely in its. opinion of the horticul  tural  resources    and  possibilities  of  j Canada, and more particularly of the  /Province of British Columbia and of  I the Pacific Northwest, by What is to  The scholars of   the   Mt.    Pleasant [be seen at the first Canadian National  Baptist Sunday school were treated to,Apple Show, to be held at Vancouver  a most enjoyable time   with   various October,'Slat to November '5th,.Inclusively games. s'lve, ,and the world's judgment Is not  going to be a disappointment for the  Mr. and Mrs. Houghton of   Whale - .exhibition promoters because any and  town, cuty Island, aie the guests    of.\M districts Which are growing apples  Mr. and Mrs. J. Patten, Thirteenth av- j^ji, be repre8entea at the big Show.  I    The great apple exhibition will be  and    Mrs.    Houghton  Mount Pleasaul their  ^enue east. Mr.  [expect to mane  | home.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Mr. and Mrs. R. McNaughty, of 232  |Twelfth avenue east, are receiving tne  congratulations of their friends   upon  |thc arrival of a little daughter at their  ew home.  ���������"'������������������  ������������������  ������������������  The Rev. .Father De Wilde, who .far  housed in the Vancouver Horse Show  Association building, near the north  entrance (to Stanley Park, and a large  temporary structure covering all of  Alberni street for a distance of a block.  The bu'i!dings win have a grand total istreet  ia equally at  Fling,   Sword  home in the Highland  Dance, _   Shean  Trews,  ing, etc.  . A Scottish concert without ,the bagpipes would be Hamlet with the Dane  left out. Some of the best pipers in  the world belong to the pipe band,  among whom is Pipe-Major Farquhar  Beston, the winner of more prizes  than any other man in Canada. Among  his past honors are included the  championship gold medal of Canada;  the championship gold medal of Chicago World's Fair; the championship  medal of Edinburgh, Scotland, and the  first prize winner in both competitions  at the Pan-American Exposition at  Buffalo.  Specialty artist, Harold Slater, has  gained widespread renown in his versatile and exceptionally fine performances with so many of tne accessory  type of musical Instruments. He Is a  finished performer on the grand  chimes, the xylophone, glockenspiel,  bells and other instruments which  have a place in all high class band  concerts. ���������      ':��������� .  Among the special soloists of the  band may be mentioned musician Harry Howe, the tenor slide trombone soloist, the peer of any;v musician Geo.  Townley, cornet soloist, whose performances rival 'those of the famous Levy ; and musician Robert Dixon, known  to music lovers who have heard him.  as the silver-toned euphonium soloist.  The carload exhibits and plate displays will be housed in a temporary  building    to    be  erected  on Alberni  This building will be 300 feet  of 98,640 square feet 'Of floor space.  The public will have easy access to  the buildings, which can be reached  by the Pender, Robson and Davie St.  fthe past five years has been' In charge car lines.  ot Coleman in the diocese of St. Alert, has : been appointed chaplain   of  it. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver.       ,  There is a rumor abroad   that   Mi:.  6. Boult, for many years a resident  ������f Mt. Pleasant, is to join   the   ranks 000 square feet.   The exhibits will be  Df the benedicts shortly.    It is to be arranged around the ting upon, an.In-  ioped there is no   uncertainty   abont cline of 45 degrees, having a nerpeii  H.   Wr  ite, rumor.  Messrs. Geo, Williamson,  iingham, J.J. Ford, D. E.)  rere appointed by Ward V.  bre club on Monday evening to secure veritable  suitable hall,  where   the  Duld meet.  ij'       ���������"��������� >���������       ��������� ������������������ ���������'���������  long, and longer if required.   The carload  exhibits  will  be arranged  on  a  l.   feet incline of 45 degrees around  the four walls of the building.  I    Tables six feet wide will occupy the  The "big arena of the Horse Show center of the building and will extend  building will be used to display the its entire length.    They will be spe-J  district, limited two box, two Uarrel, c,al,JT constructed stair tables for the!  two basket, two jar and two plate con--. display of the  plate eihibits,  having i  test, arid box exhibits.   The show ring !tnree  12-,nch  treads witn  two 4-inch; '^^"^"-wlj!.JJ11  is 75x199 feet, containing nearly 15,- rlsers on  each  side     This    arrange'      B v  ment with a, building fifty feet wide  will give a passage-way on each side  ten feet wide. Allowing thirteen feet  at. each end for passage-way, the plate  dlcular of about 1-2 feet; and 12 feet  base.   This arrangement will give a  continuous  display  12  feet  wide,  1*2  display table will be 250 feet long.  Using ten-inch plate, this immense  table will accommodate 1800 plates of  apples. There are five apples to each  plate, consequently a grand total of  members fall of 17 feet without beginning and 9mo apples wlllvbe on display on this  i_,^ ... __.   __������... _.^.. ^_. ���������.__:..���������������..������ table, or enough for a half apple to  each boy and girl in Vancouver. These  Hyndman feet high and approximately 450 feet  Conserva- long and win have the apearance of a  cascade of apples, having a  apples will be the finest grown, and  jwithont end, which with the beautiful  colorings of the King of Fruit, wul  Mrs. J. H. Brenner,   of   Galveston, present a scene neve*r: hefore equalled,  iu, is Visiting br sister, Mrs. Jas. in the history of the world. u ,B *al> to say wUl av���������������e������ through-  IcHiillen, 382 Seventh avenue, east,    j    Completely  surrounding  the   show.out thre* lnche8 ln diameter.   If they  ���������   ��������� -'���������������'- 'ring are the spectators' galleries, hav- ^ere a������ Plac������^ ���������������* * B������*le row t������uch-  Jas McMullen after a    short   visit ing a total seating capacity of .3,00.0!, ing one another, the little hoy or girl  ith His taio'ly at 3827t*a ave.,.������ ������t.A   splendid   and   remarkable   feature 8t*rtln������  wIth  the  first  apple  would  ureed to Nanaimo on Tuesday   to will be that every portion of the ex- bzv* to ���������lk *ve and one-ninth miles  hlbit can he seen from any seat in the to re*cn the la8t aDPte ln the row-  'galleries. I    SnPP08* ** greedy little boy could  The Mt Pleawnt^^ Within the charming circle of the *** *'* of these big apples each day,  1c Club has   arranged   to   give   a apple hosts will be'stationed upon a  ������fj concert in-th������ Oddfellows   ,b? 11 raised platform the Fortyrelghth High-  Thursday evening.    Some of the landers' Military Band. of 40 pieces,  st taleat In the city will contribute, the most famous band of Canada and  the program;   Tbe proceeds will be one of the leading bands of the world,  to fit up the reading room.   '  Now, then, suppose that a greedy  .1895.. .  netic force. He has been bandmaster  of the Firty-eighth Highlanders since  the British army (the First Life  Guards), of which he was one of the  principal soloists, with a brilliant record in every branch of band work.. Besides having a thorough knowledge of  instrumentation, he is a composer and  arranger of considerable, ability and a  conductor of notable grace and mag-  little boy who lives in London should  ask his papa to buy all.of those apples, how much would it cost bis papa  at a shilling apiece, and how long  would it take that little boy to eat all  of them, eating six apples a day?  The First Canadian National Apple  Show management will give a season  ticket entitling the holder to two admissions'dally to the first 100 school  boys and school girls of Vancouver  who send in the correct answer to the  above problem, and a prize diploma  to the Vancouver school whose pupils  send in the most correct answers.  Bach contestant must give name and'  age and name of school of which he  or she is a pupil.  A similar offer Is made to the  school boys and school girls of Victoria, and to the school boys and  school girls or British Columbia living . outside of Victoria and Vancouver:  The answers must be addressed to  Canadian National Apple Show, Room  7, Winch Building, Vancouver, B. C,  and on the lower left hand corner of  the envelope must be the words  "Vancouver Contest" or "Victoria Contest," according to the home of- tbe  little boy or girl. Those living outside of Victoria and Vancouver wil!  simply write the word "Contest" on  the envelope.  A: handsome souvenir cane and  pennant will be given by the Salmon  Arm, B: C., fruit district to each and  every contestant sending in the correct answer.   The answers will be ar-  as to name of  contestant and the pennant-canes distributed at the Horse Show building  during the entire week of the National Apple Show. Any little boy or little girls who has sent tn a correct  answer may get the prize at the  Horse Show building at any time during the week of the Apple Show. All  he or she will have to do will be to  announce his or her name to the "Apple King.'* who will be there! tor the  purpose of distributing canes.  All answers must, be received at. the  secretary's oflice, Room 7, Winch  Building, pn or before October 7th,  1910.  Oakley Heating ft Sheet Metal Co.  Hot Water Heating a Specialty.  Hot Air Furnaces. All Kinds of  Cornice and  Sheet Metal Work.       N  Phone 6643  105 Broadway East  *m saw mill hutdness.  '������������������../..��������������������������� ������   *������  5 Minute Car Service  ON FOURTH AVENUE  Is promised for next week.     Think what  that wil) mean to  KITSILANO  I have same of the best buys in the District, both homes and vacant properties.  It will pay you to see me before buying.  Jas. A.  SUITE 19  413 granvh-us street  ���������   ���������   ���������  it would take bim four years, one  month aud ten days to eat all of the  apples in that row,  Those big: prize apples would cost a  shilling or approximately 25 cents each  This  great musical organization has -Canadian  money in  London.    Hence  been secured hy the management ex- i������' a little bo>' ,n *^������n<-on would under-  iae.    The spacious, elegantly lighted ver, and will return direct to Toronto  ms were turned over to the use of without playing concert engagements  who    quic^iy at  ***? intermediate-^^^point.-   The ap-  band  in   full  dress  FRIDAY and  ie self-invited guests,  ired away furniture, carpets, etc..  Srd a thoroughly enjoyable dance was  Sulged in. a dainty lunch served at  1:30 and dancing resumed until about  S}0, when the party broke'up.  OMuRrjf  JOHN HOWARD CATER.  lie death occurred 'Wednesday mo.-  of John Howard* Cater, the   in -  it son. of Mr. ,*nd Mrs. S. A. Catar,  Seventeenth avenue.    The funeral  Mb place this morning at 10 o'clock  [>m Center _ Hanna's chapel.    Rev  C. Parker will conduct the services.  f\  MANGDALE.  n Monday at 808 8th avenue, thsr<������  urred the   death -of   Susie   Irene  ngdalet, daughter of Mr. and   Mrs.  B. Mangda e  pearance  of  the  Highland costume is certainly the most j  attractive military band spectacle In |  the w-orld. It stands today pre-eminently Canada's favorite band, unequalled by any other military band In Its  special line of entertainment, and under tbe brilliant leadership of Bandmaster John Slater will always maintain its reputation and Uve un te and  fully sustain its standing "second to  none."  Bandmaster Slatter graduated from  one of the most celebrated bands of  He is the first band leader to successfully introduce a properly trained  choir of male voices, ln band concerts,  tne ten members being all bandsmen  who are thoroughly at home in the  charming songs of "Auld Scotia."  The band also carries two special  vocal soloists of exceptional merit.  They are Walter Marlor, concert tenor, and Mr. Edwin B. Hanson, baritone soloist.  Bandmaster Slatter has introduced  several other notable features not  seen with any other band, amrng  which may be mentioned an innovation very much appreciated, the  in  JAMES FOWLER  hhe funeral of the late Jamee Fow-  was held Monday from St.   Mar -  rot's church, Cedar Cottage. ���������    Rev.  Bell officiated at the ceremony Ing of the bandsmen in national and  ||ich was largely attended    Mr. Fow- ; Scottish dances, including Reel of Tul  !)was one of the earliest settlers in-jlocii,   Scottish   Reel,   eta,   and   intro-  ' district and he was also one cf the ducing Mr. Alexander Munro, the win-  st popular. ner of many championship medals, who  the First Canadian National Apple  Show that there will be 21 carloads  of, apples exhibited at the big exposition. The exhibition rules require 600  boxes for a car, hence there will be  a grand total of 12,600 boxes on display. One box of apples is approximately 20 Inches long. If all of these  boxes of apples were placed end to  end, and a little boy told that he  could have the last box In the row if  he would go after it, he would have  to walk 47% wiles to get it.  There are 36 to 225 -apples in a box  according to size and the manner in  which they are packed. The average  would therefore be about 130 appleB  to each box, or a total of 1.638,000 apples in tbe entire show. These apples  will average about two and one-quarter inches in diameter, and if, tbey  were placed in a single row it would  be 698 miles long. If a little boy  should start to walk to the end of the  row, and walk seven and one-hnlf miles  a day, it would require three months  and three days to accomplish the  feat.  The owners of these apples will receive $25,000 in prizes, or nearly two  dollars per box. After the show lb  ' over, the apples will sell readily at  danc-;two to five dollars per box, say, an  average of $3.50 per box, or a total of  $34,100. Therefore the exhibitors will  receive approximately $70 000 for the  apples exhibited at Canada's First National Apple Show.  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PHONE R2196  Cor FIFTEENTH and WESTMINSTER AVENUE * ��������� ~ t������������"*A*-f*-n*Oci������,������1  4.n-B*ot*u������34: j*asxu*tW.*^rtA������a������������*s.v3������a3yr.i.  Mvwn^:^>u[MiKhuej ������ L  STORIOF  A BANK NOTE  It was no banking "corporation, but  an. artist, that issued what was  per-  BREAD AND MEAT      GOVERNMENT  SCARCE IN EUROPE  Alarming reports are coming  from  Spain,!Austria,. Germany,   and   Swit-  haps the most reiimrltable ba^nk-note zerland   with  regard  to  the  scarcity  ever put. out, and; this, artist was no  other than George Cruickshank. The  issuance of this note  was. coincident  with 'the.:beginnihg'oE,the last century.,south  of Italy,  once  the  granary  of  of meat. The laboring classes of Germany find it impossible to purchase  flesh and bread is scarce even in the  beiter Zietung (Vienna), the organ of  Austrian Socialism, meat has suddenly  risen from 8 to 10 per cent.,'and in  some localities even more per retail,  pound. We read in the Frankfurter  Zeitung that in Germany a corresponding increase in prices of food commodities is spreading all over the country,  and the Socialist Volkstimme (Frank-  at'a time when the penalties for crime  in; England were excessively harsh.  About -three hur.<lred offences were  punishaDle' by death, these ranging  from murder to the theft of a piece of  cloth, or the palsing of a counterfeit  one-pound note. Hanging was, therefore, so common that" to witness an  execution was among the most popular  forms of amusement. All windows, that  commanded a view of Newgate or Tyburn were let at high prices, and  ���������parties were made up' among people  in the country to go to see a hanging.  Now it chanced one clay, in the  year 1818, that George Cruickshank  was passirg Newgate when a great  ������rowd was gathered before It. His  'curiosity was excited,! and he went  forward and saw the execution of  several ,inen and -women. Horrified  at the spectacle, he inquires as to the  crimes committed by trie unfortunate  and" learned that the women were being hanged Jar. .passing  one-pound notes. He learned, too, that  the poor creatures often sinned in ignorance, being the dupes of: men who that tne ������rinclp-l cause lies in: the  OWNERSHIP  In view of the fact that electric  systems are making great inroads on  the steam lines, and that the latter  will have to change and. largely, rebuild and equip the entire lines, you  begin to hear talk about the government  taking  over  the    roads.      The  the peninsula.    According to the Ar- roads are capitalized and bonded  for  SENTIMENTAL  InDIVIDUALISM  The Christian Socialist.  By Rev. James I.. Smiley, Annapolis,  Md. .       ' .  Boarding a railway car, we entrust  our safety, under Providence, to the  train crew. We settle down into a  comfortable seat, and, according to the  inclination of the moment, read, converse, or look out upon the passing  landscape.  Thus rushing through space without  three times their real value, and now j  to   throw   this. largely   away. and   rebuild,  which  would  add  a capitalization  that could not possibly be made  to pav dividends, is appalling to the!tbe least personal effort, we haven't  schemers who have been gutting the j tbe   remotest   feeling  of   surrendered  nation.    To get  an  income  or interest  on   this  vast sum amounting  to  twenty  billions,    the    capitalists  are  fort) reports that dog tlesh and horse .willing to have their members of con-  flesh are becoming scarce and expen-.S'ess bu-v llle roa*������ and sa(ldle the  sive. Public meetings are being held! debt on the people. Already the  in all-the principal cities in Germany j���������1 has S������ne lorth that the ������������vern-  in which resolutions are carried en- nieilt w5U likel>' ovvl1 lhe roa,ls- You  {treating the Government    to    break |wouW want the so^nment to own a  down the frontier tariff wall, and ad  mit foreign cattle, on foot or in car-{  canned meat is especially advocated  | piece   of   property   you   had   bonded  ! for  sent them to bay some trifle and re-:  turn with the change.  - Cruickshank went home and; moved  by pity, and shame,7sketched a gro*.  tesque caricature of a bank-note! He  called it a bank restriction note1���������not  to be imitated.  On it he represented a place of execution, with a,:rpw of criminals hanging by the neck. The spaces were  filled in with halters and manacles.  There was a figure of Britannia, devouring her children, and around it  were transports bearing to Australia,  the lucky or unlucky ernes who had  escaped death. JIn7place of the well-  fcnown,���������,sif^a.tu:^^  land was that of "J. Ketch."  I This- note was seen by-Cruickshank's  publisher;, Hone, who begged it: for,  publicatlbn.: >S<> ^rulc^hahk. etched  the obtie arid, gavr iit'^Hpn-e;'' who ex-"  hibited it for sale in his window with  startling effect; Crowds gathered  round and purchased so eagerly that  the issue was soon exhausted. Cruickshank was kept" hard at woVK making  Tl)^ etchings; and the; crowds,grew  bo great that the. street was blocked  and thd. mayor^iiatl: t(j^ send", soldiers  to clear it. Hone realiaed three thou-  saaid tkve% hundred dollara in a few  *H*S. -v..o.^.-^ty^r.^..r.*.^,������.'^7-t,J^  .7But the "effect in-other directions  ���������was still mor startling. The bank directors were furious. TJtfey had met.-  With trouble from the prison reformer,  Elizabeth Fry, but they-seemed to  have defeated her. Here, however;  was an adversary of a different stamp  whom-they ^oulldsoeithetcsilei*^ not;  crush. They;h(6id a meeting and atop-  jited the issue of one-pound notes; a  nieasure which had a sensible effect in  " diminishing'th^ numbjer^pfr5. hangings;  *t Newgate. Soon afterwards an indignant public compelled Parliament  to   ' make"  Weekly.   '  " Justor,' laws7��������� Harper's  RAILWAYS IN INDIA.  Fare Aversgad Fifth of Penny per  Mil*  The Administrative Report on the  "Railways of India states that during  last year 909 miles of line were opened to traffic, the total,mileage now being 31,490. By the end of March this  year 124 miles had been added, and  '2898 miles were under construction.  The actual capital, outlay on all open  lines to the end of the year was 42,-  "983 lakhs of rupees.   The financial re-  twice its   normal  rents,  wouldn't  The admission of .American |>'ou?    Now listen  to  the prophecy-  [you will hear much about the govern-  Commenting on these facts Mr. Fab-!meilt buying the road" by tlle.������'d  ra Ribas writes in the Humanite ;Parties on' iThere f *ltUe  fPar's>- '���������."     more capitalization and stock jobbing  (possible and billions will be required  "It is difficult for the moment to see jto  electrify   the    system���������_ and    the  clearly the cause of this sudden scar-! pubnc can buy the old junk at three  city.    It is,    however,    incontestable- times  its   value and  then   spend  billions to modernize it, after which, if  the capitalists can own congress, the  roads will be sold back to the speculators at a loss���������just as the New York  custom   house   was  given   to   Rockefeller's   bank,   without   practically   a  dollar for it. while it was worth several   millions.    The  people  are   easy  commercial policy pursued by several  of the States of Central Europe, especially Austria and Germany, where  ah Agarian party, who pjlay so important a role in the direction of public:  affiairs, have set so high a duty on  foreign meat as to exclude its importation. This protective tariff enables  the great landed proprietors to sell  at exhorbitant prices, while it discourages the raising of cattle among  neighboring ��������� nations, which one supplied German and Austrian markets.  Thus trade has -been thrown out of its  nature* an������* healthy conditions: and  a crisis of practical famine has come/  through the greed and selfishness of  a *few; wealthy people inr'Austifla^andc  Germany."    . ��������� ;: ..���������--' 7.  The condition of things in Italy ������s:  ���������Pt BW������h better. We, r^aqin the;  Tempo 7("Milan) that _there7 \*mstf-not  beer enough grain raised in Italy to  support the tillers of the soil, and Mr.  prietor of Pouille, which was once considered the granary of Italy, told a re-.  presei������t������tlve- of the ��������� Giornale d'ltalia  (Rome) that not more than a tenth  of the ordinary crop of" wine and oil  had. been raised this year. This,, of  c6urae������7i;e8ults in part, from the det-  population of Calabria, Basiliclta, and  other- s"ecttohs7ot Italy trough emigration to thei United States;' OTthVcon-:  dition of Spain Mr. Ribas declares:   -  The statistics of , emigration tell  us,7be|ter than" anything else, how  profound is the poverty and how bitter  the scarcity that reigns there.'...' As  a general thing the Spanish working-  man does not leave his country unless  forced by: want, and yet the; latest returns tell jus. that in 1909, 111058 left  Spain tor South Amercia; that is 3,335  more than the-preceding year.  ��������� This -writer thinks that there are  some signs of revolutlonay disturbance among the starving populations  of Europe. The monopoly of the land  and the greed of the great agarian  classes are kindling smoldering fires  of fierce hatred and rebellion. He  points to the lesson in history:  "It is only right that the causes  of wide-spread poverty should be explained more clearly to the working  classes. It ^ must needs be tint then  the proletariat of every count y will  eventually understand that the bourgeoisie are really tyrants, trafficking in  the poverty of those ..who ai ��������� producers of the country, of which they have  been dispossessed. History always  repeats itself. The famir<- of 1846  was the direct cause of the Revolution  of 1848.    The terrible financial scan-  individuality. Nor do we shed any  sentimental tears over the stage drivers and liverymen whose occupation  ���������have long since been supplanted by  steam or electricity.  The man who would insist upon,  walking ten or more miles, when a  train is available, either in sentimental  vindicaation of the old stage coach,  or else to assert the individuality of  his own powers of locomotion, would  probably be hurried off to an asylum,  there ������o pace the corridors and "ride  his hobby" (his own pet legs until  cured of the craze of Individualism.   -_  And yet there are thousands of sane  citizens to-day who oppose Socialism  upon precisely the same grounds as  the steam car is opposed by our sentimental idiot.  "You will destroy individuality of  effort," cry the anti-Socialists. "You  will displace workers; you will disturb trade."  Let the Limited Express answer  tnem: "My method of co-operation in  travel does not destroy, but rather  multiplies individual efficiency tenfold.  suckers, and  are being robbed of all < It eliminates drudgery, transforms in-  the valuable public lands, coal and  other minerals, just as the English  nobility by cunning oppression, deception, parliament acts7 and judges'  decisions, took the. great English  common lands belonging to all the  people away from them and permitted  the. few to fence and own and take  the title to them, so that the common  people had tp poy rent for what had  always. been  their  own. .Well,   per-  and    accomplishes  your    forefathers  dividual' activity,  results of which  scarcely dreamed."   ��������� ���������.  This efficient express, train is the  prototype of applied Socialism. It will  mean the elimination , of "individual  wastefulness. ' Personal effort will be  If  You  Never  Have harl a. good picture of  yourself you need not feel  discouraged. All the more  reason to try a really "skilled  artist, one who has made a  life study of the human face  and who stands second none  in photographic ability.  Satisfaction assured when  you have a photo made by  the MOUNT  PLEASANT  PHOTOGRAPHER  COB. WESTMINSTER AVE. ai������ BK0ABWAT  OPP. FIRE HAtL  Save the Pieces  ft  If you have the misfortune to'  break your glasses and we will  be able to fit another lens exactly  the same or if you happen to  lose them  Our Expert Optician  by the aid of the latest scientific  method of eye testing will fit  you another pair as good, if not  better than the old ones.!  GEO. G.  WATCHMAKER and JEWELLER  143 Hastings, W.  Opposite Province  ?������������������������������������ ���������        ' V '"  % For good values in  I REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS  | Call on  TRIMBLE  &  NORRIS  Cor. Broadway and Ninth Avenne  haps  enough   public  graft  and  theft j enriched,  will wake up the people to the real(be transfigured" by the unstinted appli-  character of their government.   It is /cation of genuine brotherhood.  to be hoped all the pain and oppres-  lified to. a much higher plane than at j <KM������w.#,l.������.ll������.&#.m.������,Il���������������^������HHH������^���������������K^^^>.^������l������^^.t������.t^|������^������|^>^.^  present..   Personal    accomplishments i4>   THE i���������        ,  will be multiplied  tenfold.    The material   world  will  be  correspondingly [ ���������  while the moral world will  sion will not go for. naught. Yes,  the old parties will give public ownership of railroads. And the publie  will pay for them good and plenty. .  THE  DEMOCRATS  CARRY  MAINE.  JFor "thirty years the; Republicans  have governed MaMihe, and - in the  elections of last week it was confident,  ly anticipated that the State would  maintain its traditions, and elect a Republican governor. But the unexpected happened, and Fred M. Plaisteil  was elected- governor by a larger majority than that which two years ago  placed Bert M. Fernald in the governor's chair'; TThe election was one of  the quietest for ypar^'and the total  vote was^ about an average one for ah  bit year. The issues were well under*  . 8t6odr and" it ia said" that most of' the  speakers confined themselves To state  matters, and scarcely mentioned national issues. But tie- national leaders were very much inclined to; see  more than local significance,in Maine's  pronouncement.    The Democrats .hail  wult was a net gain to the State of  ������114,000. The gross earnings of all dais of the present year aggravate the  Indian railways amounted to 4706 j situation under the prevailing dearth  lakhs of rupees, with net earnings of land scarcity   and   the    condition   of  2067 lakhs of rupees, showing a, return  of .4.81 per cent. The'total number of  passengers carried was 329,000,000.  The average rate charged to passengers was ujst over a fifth of a penny  per mile. Nearly 70,000,000 tons of  goods were carried, a decrease of 1,-  500,000 tons.  INTERNATION   RELATIONS.  A slight inclination to weave international relations is observable. An  amalgamation of five rubber concerns  involved three companies in the United States and one in Canada. The International Cotton Mills Corporation,  of New York State, and capitalized at  $20,000,000 is believed to have acquired or proposes to acquire two or more  Canadan cotton mills. The occasional visits of prominent officials of the  United States Rubber Company to  Montreal has led some to believe that  a gigantic international rubber trust  may one day be arranged to include  the leading rubber companies of Canada and the United States.  Friendly. relations are also thought  to exist between the largest Canadian and United States.. asbestos^cor-  porations. While it may be long before such international companies are  arranged, the trend of interested opinion does not seem to be antagonistic  to such- consolidations. Ojrowth |in  this sentiment will have an important effect upon the commercial rela-  this success as.a presage of national  victory in the next presidential elec-'tioris of the Dominion and the neigh-  tlon, and the Republicans themselves boring republic.' The fact that com-  Acme Plumbing S Heating Co,  for Estimates on Plumbing  HOT WATER HEATINQ ^  \ ������������������,":;���������    PHQNE   5545  319 Broadway 12      Vancouver  ' * - *  nfi|i >.#.������.���������> n^in ^ 9S M  The Pleasant Cafe  SALTER, EATON & CO.,  2642 MAIN ST.  THE LIGHTEST, MOST AIRY and MOST CHEERFUL  PLACE TO EAT ON THfc H1LP  Cuisine of the Best  IJverything new anS li^to^atC   7We  are  to serve,  ,   not to be served.      Give us a call and you will call again  are not disposed to minimize its importance. Of course it is just possible that the election possesses only  local significance, but it seems much  more probable that it represents rather the nation's wide revolt of tlie  rank anil, file against the. Republican  machine.  NEW LINE FROM TORONTO.  HIGHER BIRTH   RATE.  Vital statistics just issuer place New  Zealand in a most favorable position.  Both the marriage and the birth rates  have gone up, and the death rate is  smaller than in any part of Australia.  The high marriage rate is due to the  widespread prosperity prevailing in  the Dominion.  A fashion note says that small hats  of sealskin are to be much in vogue  this year. They'll have to be small  to have much vogue) if they are to be  made of sealskin, and that's no fashion nto.���������Philadelphia Inquirer.       ������  things, unless it be ameliorated, threatens to bring a new 1848 of much wider  extent, in that it may mean an international uprising."���������Literary Digest.  G. T. P. MAKES PROGRESS IN THE  EAST.  The Transcontinental railway from  Levis to Moncton will be open for traffic in the early spring of next year.  The completion of this section will  put into operation one of the most important links of the whole line. Arrangements are already being made in  a preliminary way for car ferries  across the St. .Lawrence pending the  construction of the Quebec bridge.  From Quebec to a point 195 miles west  the line is about completed now, but  from the latter point to Lake Superior  junction, it will not oe done for two  years. The section from Lake Superior junction to Winnipeg will be ready  for regular operation this autumn.  .According to a well-defined report,  the Canadian Pacific Railway is to  build a new line from Smith's Falls  to Toronto, via Belleville and the Lake  Shore, paralleling the Grand Trunk  from Belleville to Toronto. Mr. Mc-  Nicoll, general manager of the road,  who is now in Toronto, admits that  the company is looking up a route for  a new line between Smith's Falls and  Toronto. '  In an interview Mr. McNicoll intimates that the Canadian Pacific  means shortly to spend a great deal  of money upon the construction in  Toronto of extensive terminal facilities. Without being specific, he seems  to indicate that the company will build  in the north end of the city instead  of on the water front.  panies here are interested in the sale  of particular goods a'iflft are at the  same time enj"bying. reciprocal relations with similar companies across  the international boundary, will create  or enlarge a market which it will re-  \>ay those concerned to maintain. Easily might a momentous trade factor  thus be constituted, and one whicn  would- operate to some extent against  the growth of trade with Great Britain  France, Germany and other countries.  ADVERTISING.  Angler (new recruit to the gentle  art, who is "flogging" the stream)���������  "Not splash so much? Why bless  you, if I don't attract their attention  how are the fish to know the beastly  things are there at a'l"���������Punch.  HELEN   BADGLEY ��������� Teacher  of  Elocution, Physical Culture and  Dramatic Art.   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Woodside, M. A.,  . 170 Ninth ������*/e. W.      Tel. B3JH.8.    Pastor.  WESTMINSTER Church���������  Cor. Welton and 26th.   One block easi  of Westminister Ave.  Ikrvices���������Sunday 11:00 a. m. and I'M  m.   Sunday School 2:80.  fednesday���������Prayer meeting 8.-00 p.m.  Rkv. J. H. Camcron, B. A.,  Residence'Cor. Quebec and 2l������t. Past* t  ~       Ana'ican ~~~  ������T. MICHAELS���������  Corner 9th ave. and Prinze Edward ������t.  jrvicbs���������-Morniiig Prayer at 11 a. in  land Evening at 7:30 p. m. each Sou  [day. Holy Communion on first ano  | third Sundays in each month aftei  fiMoruing Pmyer, and on second and  gfonrta Sund������"*s at & :00 p. m. Son-  |day Schoorat 2:30 p.m. f  Rev. G. H. Wilson, Rector.  ectory, Cor. Ave. 8th and Prince Edward St.|  * Telephone Li'iMH. '  lENntAl^ BAPllSTUHUKCH-  .CornerTehtn'Ave. and LaurelSt.  Jcrvices -PreachiiiK at ' 11  a.m.   and  |7:30 p.m   Sunday School at 2.80 p.m  iv* P Clifton Parker, M. A ,  rltb Ave.W     Pastori  Latter bay Saints  tEORGANIZED ChurchVofGhrisH  )'������������������'��������� 887 Ninth avenue ea������t7  vncss��������� Every Sunday evening at fc  ,'ctock. Snudaysohoolat 7 o'clocfc  rerMeeting Wednieeday at 8 p. m  -'.;,���������')     J. S.TRuoimYi JBder. 7  COuGES  icpcnflcnt Orqer of Oddfellow f  [������: PHEASANT liOdge No. 19.     )  Meetsevery Tuesday at 8 p. m\  I. O. Q. P. Hall Westminster ave;.  IT*. Pleasant.   - Sojourning brethren  Lrdially invited to attend. _,  Ibampbeli, Noble Grand, Adela?. q  Buglas, Vice Grand, 26th & West*  . Sewell, Rec. Sec.' <gr.7th ave. g. .  ���������.oval Oranfle fcodqc  l*r. pleasant l. o. l. no. im$  Meets the 1st and 3d Thursday oil  each month ������*' 8 p. m , ��������� i������  tbe K. oV P H.U1.  All     visiting   Brethre������  cordially welcome.   ^     .  John Coville, w. M  3013th av������.W.  N. E- Louohbbd, Secy  725 mh'ave., W.  cpcndcnt Order foresters  )URT VANCOUVER   No.   1828-  Meets 3d and 4tb Mondnys of each  lonth at 8 p. in., in the Oddfellows  ������U, alt. Pleasant.     Visitiug bretb-  always welcome.  B. Haskins, Chief Ranger  M. "J-Crehan, Rec. See  387 PrinceRsstreet. Citv  Prnqeixy, Financial Secretary.  237 Eleventh avenue cat  jpjajio Tuning  Expert Repair Work.  Factory Experience  Best References  W. J. GOARD.  ic your orders at the Western Call  Items of Wisdom  He is richest who is content with  the last, for comfort is the wealth of  nature.���������Socrates.  The soul asks honor and not fame;  to be upright, not to be successful; to  be good, not prosperous; to be essentially, not outwardly, respectable.���������  Robert Louis Stevenson.  The feller who  trouble is a-goin'  short walk.  goes  out to  meet  to have a mighty  I hold it truth with him who sings  To one clear harp in divers tones,  That men may rise on stepping stones  Of their dead selves to higher things.  Tennyson.  I've never yet seen a woman so  superstitious she wouldn't take thirteen aigs for a dozen.���������Boston Transcript.  The only way to regenerate the  world is to do the duty which lies  nearest to us, and not hunt after  grand, farfetched ones for ourselves.  ���������Charles Kingsley.  .Honor the soul. Truth is the beginning of all good; and the greatest  of all evils is self-love; and the worst  penalty of evil-doing is to grow into  likeness with the bad; for each man's  sould changes according to the nature  of his deeds for better or for worse.���������  Plato.  ~ Sayings of Silas: A prize fight is  somethin' like a poms plaster: it  kain't be pulled off without hurtin'  some one.  I don't keer if ye have a million  dollars, yet ain't rich if yer got the  toothache.  It's a mighty poor qualerfication for  heaven ter 'be able ter say ye hain't  never bin in jail.  Ee far ez I have observed the best  side ter take in family quarrel is. the  outside.  The truly gre^t man is he who does  no- lose his child heart. He doc's not  think beforehand-that his words shall  be sincere, nor that his actions shall  be resolute: he simply always abides  in the right.  "Mencius."  Be still, sad heart! and cease   repining;  Pehind the clouds, is   the   sun    still  shining;  Thy fide is the common   fate   of all,  Into e.'ioh life some rain must fall,  Some days must be dark and   dreary.  -Longfellow.  Beyond all wealth, honor, or even  health, is the attachment we form to  noble souls: because to become one  with the pond, eenerous and true, is  to become in a measure; good generous  and true ourselves.  Dr. Arno'd  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������        ���������   Where did yon hear that it. was  easy to be honest? Do vou find it in  your Bible? Easy? It is easy to be  an ass and follow the multitude li'.e a  blind besotted bull in a stampede; and  that. I am well aware, is what you and  Mrs. Grundy m^nn by being honest. will not bear the stress of time  nor the scrutiny of conscience  ��������� Robt. Louis Stevenson.  We rise by the things that are under'  ��������� >  our feet: ^ :  By what we have mastered of good���������or  -gain: '���������"���������  By the pride deposed and the passion  slain, ,  And the vanquished ills that we hourly meet:  James Russel Lowell.  The doors of your soul are open on  others and: theirs on you. .'. '. .Simply  to be in this world, whatever you  are, is to exert an influence-ran.influence too, compared with which  feeble.���������Horace Bushnell.  FOOLING THE  LION.  Barbara (who has just had a lesson on protective coloring)���������"Daddy,  Ik   now   why   a   giraffe   is   all   over  spots." " ���������  Daddy���������"Well, why is it?"  Barbara���������"So that if a lion comes  along he would mistake it for a leaf."  ^-Punch. .       -  S������5~������S  Wherefore, O Judges, be of good cheer  about death, and or a certainty  that no1 evil can happen to -a good  man either in life or a<fter death.      '  Socrates.  RAILWAY,  DEATHS     IN  BRITAIN.  GREAT  TRIO    OF    CRIMEAN     VETERANS.  Seven; persons, other tha* railway  passengers Were killed on the 'railways, of, the United Kingdom by accidents to trains-r-accoiding to the  Board of Trade report for the first  three months of the year. These figures compare very unfavourably with  the statistics for the same period ifrst-  year,- when no one���������excepting railway  servants���������was killed 'through' train accidents. There was a total death roll  for the quarter of 294���������an increase of  49. Of those killed 123 were trespas -  sers and suicides, 21 passengers, and  YJK railway employees. Inc. eases are  shown in every class of fatal accident  save one, in which there is a decrease  of two.  Tho county of Buckingham. Eag -  laud..possesses a.-trio of Crimean veterans whose 'united ages total nearly!  250 years. General Sir. G. W. A. Hig-'  ginson. of Marlow, was adjutant of the  3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards whe>  tbey left St. George's Barracks on  February 22, 1854. He , is now ap -  jproachina. his ninetieth-year.. At Hig'  Wycombe there are two veterans,  each about 80 years of age. who were  pfesenT at the fall of Sevastopol! the  fifty-fifth anniversary of which occurred a few days ago. They are Mr. Edward Bui pit���������who. after leaving (he  Army, served in the police force for ?  quarter of a century���������enjoys excellenr  health, but his colleague has been con  fined to his bed for some time.  FLOUR  Try our  Imperial Brand  The Best Bread Flour.  FEED  Jest quality of HAY, GRAIN,  CHOP and POTLTRY  SUPPLIES.  ratt's Poultry Food  lie wonderful egg producer.  hY A. BOX. 25c and 50c.  W. KEITH  ������adwsy aid We.tflri_ster Road  I  PHONE 1637 n  ENGLAND'S OLDEST NEWSPAPER.  "LONDON GAZETTE."'  NEW PRISON METHODS.  England's oldest newspaper, the  "'London Gazette," which was established in 1667 and is Dearing its 30,-  000th number, is to have new printer1!  and publishers. The "Gazette" has  been printed and published by Messrs.  Harrison, of St. Martin's-lane, for, parole, made to the American  ffore than 130 years, but owing to new Association at the opening of the  arrangements having been myde b/ se���������n* day's session. The report wa������  the Government Stationery Office ,i presented by .lames A. Leonard, sup-  new contract has been entered into: erintendent of the Ohio States Re  with Messrs. Wyman and Co., (Limited), of Fetter-lane.     At one tim* the  Reformatories       Have        Abandonevi  Harsh Means of Punishment.  Such time - honored measures o:  punishment as the dungeon, starvation, the solitary cell, darkness and  corporal punishment have largel.  been discredited in American reform -  atories. according to the report of the  committee on reformatory work     and  Prison  "Gazette" was the first to publish wat  news���������anticipating the London newspapers. Although the "Gazette" was  first issued in the reign of Charles II..  it was not registered at the Gene*-rl  Post. Office as a newspaper until two  years ago.  SILVERY MOONLIGHT.  A Northerner sitting on the veranda  of a southern home was enraptured  by the beauf:y of the night. "How  wonderfully beautiful is the moonlight  falling on the water." he exclaimed.  "It is. indeed," replied his dignified  but unreconstructed Southern hostess;  '"but ah! you should have seen it be -  fore the War."  formatory.  Mr. Leonard reports that where the  methods of punishment enumerated  survive they are largely on the defensive. Mr. Leonard argued that the  criminal could not be made to stand  secure when released from prison  only after his feet rested on the rocl:  oi economic independence.  Q. E. D.  A member of the faculty of a university tells of a freshman who was  asked by one of the professors whether be had proved a certain proposition  in Euclid.  "Well, sir," responded the freshman,  "proved is a strong word. But I will  say that I have rendered it highly probable."���������Harper's   Magazine.  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A bigraiige ot Wv^  '~Smmmm;SSSmmX9mmmaBWammm%mSaSW  *!���������  Otherwise  The winter weeping has begun.  ;. ��������� * ���������  Mr. Wallace and family have moved  from 152 Tenth avenne to 37 Twelfth  ���������venae.  ��������� *���������   ���������  You need a rainproof change of  raiment just now, with long rubber  boots to coyer your extremities resting on terra Anna.  ���������   *   * ������������������.  Tbe friends of Mr. Fred. Crocker,  Seventeenth avenue, will be glad to  bear-tbat be is ctnvalescent after bis  recent illness of typhoid fever.  Mrs. Murray Thain of Victoria is in  town staying with Mrs. T-13. Peake of  j Grandview.   Her sister, Mrs. Langley  Tl������e cUwses injtbe gymnasium at the |0# victoria. U also here visiting ber  son, Mr. George Langley, Broadway.  Tbey came to town to attend tbe anniversary reception given by Rev. H.  G. Fynes-CMnton on Wednesday.  T. M. C*A. began on Friday evening  last, some sixty turning out 'for tbe  ������rst  Geo. W..Cattanacb is now s resident of Mount Pleasant, baving moved in to tbe One new suite on Eighth  avenue, near Main street.  "..���������   *   ���������.     i-'  H. 8. Coulter, residing on the corner ot Sixteenth    and  Clark prive, Hammond on Monday, return^  Ing^ou-'^hursda^-/--���������-~-~-i------n7  At tbe first men's meeting for the  season at tbe Mount Pleasant Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon at  4 p.m., the pastor, Rev. Wi h. Hall,  will deliver an address upon tbe  "Methodist General Conference's Recent Deliverance Upon Sociological  Problems." Discussion will follow the  address.  The Singer Sewing Machine Company have opened up a new office in  the old Bank of Commerce Building  on Westminister ave. ���������" 'r   ;  ' '���������" ������.���������-.���������  Tbe wife of Mr. Edgar of tne Edgar  Furniture Co., is spending a month in  in Vancouver and Victoria. She will  soon return to reside hern.  ���������'���������'���������������������������''������������������������������������  Mr. and Mrs. Grant, Tenth avenue,  returned Tuesday from Comox and  Cumberland, where tbey have been  tbe guests of relatives for tbe past few  weeks.  ������������������   *   ���������  Tbe annual thank-offering of tbe  Mount Pleasant Presbyterian W. M.  8., W. F. M. 8., took place Wednesday evening, in tbe cburcb, tbe programme commencing at 8 p. m.  Mr. and. Mrs. Crocker are now oc -  cupying their new home on Seventeenth a.venua near Quebec street.  ���������   ���������   ���������'   ���������  A new tailor shop is opening up   in  the old stand of the   Prairie  Co., Westminister ave.  Produce  Mr. Arthur Frith is opening a gent's  uirnishings store    ia   Bingimms    old  stand on Broadway.  ���������   *   ���������  Mrs. George Williamson,  121 Tenth  ST. PATRICK'S PARISH.  Two Franciscan Fathers, Meunier  and ; Geminas, from Montreal sailed  from Vancouver lately on the Mont-  eagle, one being destined for missionary work in Japan,, the other being  on his way to one of the Chinese Missions under the order. Whilst in the  City they were the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. B.   Rousselle of Mount Pleasant.  NEW ROOMING. HOUSE.  Miss McCallum who is well   known  avenue west, will be at home on    the!in Mt. Pleasant has opened up a new  third Thursday in October, and during j rooming house at   2C08    Ontario    St.  the winter on  each month.  the third Thursday of  The rooms are tastefully equiped with  excellent furniture, water taps in each  room and high sanitary wash-bowls.  The rooms are all heated from a furnace, and every thing that skill and  experience could devise has been done  Mr. W. Turner and family of Dau -  phin, Man., will    make   their ��������� future  home on 10th ave., Mt. Pleasant.   Mr.  Turner was a very prominent business to make the   roomers   homelike   and  comfortable.  The location is unexcelled on Mt.  Pleasant. Miss McCallum deserves  i he thanks of the whole community  for adding such a splendid rooming  housi to this community. ���������  man of Dauphin.    He anticipates doing business on the 'Hill.'  ���������   ���������   ������  Mrs. J. Smith. 144 Sixth avenue  east, was the hostess of a very enjoyr  able tea on Thursday afternoon in aid  of the Ladies' Aid Society of Mt.  Pleasant Methodist Church. A musi-  cil programme was rendered during  the afternoon.  ���������   ������   ���������  The entertainment which was slated  for Monday night in St. Margaret's  parish room has been    postponed    to  BOARD OF TRADE.  Wednesday,  announced.  Oct. 12 and not Oct.  The   entertainment  A very pleasing function took place  at the annual meeting of the board of  trade.  Al the conclusion of the business tho  piesident brought out from the    pre-  5 as cints of liis desk a   handsome   silver  wa's.i  tea service.    He said it was with the  death of the late James Fowler.  put   off because   of   the   unexpected 'greatest of pleasure that   he, on   the  part of the board, presented that small  token of appreciation for the valuable  services rendered during the past year  by the secretary, Mr. J. G. Farmer. He  wished the gift received not for Its  value but in the Bplrit in which it was  In spite of the   inclement   weather  the building activity in South Vancou- I  ver shows no signs of slackening off. t  Instead the local architects announce.  new buildings right along, and while,    ,������n  these   are   for the   most   part   small  structures, they represent a big bunch  of capital and architects say that business is very much to the fore in   the  building line.  Look  out for  Jjowenthal's    big   Grocery  advertisement.  m  e Kitchen Piano  A SOUTH BEND .MALUBABUB RANGE  Smith Bend  Malleable  Range  is conceded by the stove trade  to be the Leading Range of  America���������handsome as a picture. . Strength, durability,  economy and convenience combine an ornament to the kitchen; made of malleable iron and  Bessemer steel in.combination,  riveted together like a boiler.  It will last a life time. Saves  repairs���������saves the cook���������saves  time and labor���������and does more  and better work on leas than  half the fuel ot cast stoves.  No cracking, no warping-, no  polishing, and no open seams.  Burns wood, cobs, hard or soft  coal.  A Perfect Baker,  Ideal Draft, Plenty of  Hot Water .  Perfect  Range  Means Time for  Reading and Recreation, Time to give  to your Children.  Don't you think you have nut un with that old  oook stove or poor steel range long onoughi*  Go to-day and see a perfect range.  You will find one at the store of  w- R.  2337 WESTMINSTER AVE..  OWEN  TELEPHONE 447  Ask for "Oven Secrets" "Inside Range Information"  and a valuable Cook Book FREE.  At the meeting for men on Tuesday  night at Mount Pleasant Methodist  church, at which Dr. Ernest Hall gave  a lecture on "The Relation of the Social Evil to Alcohol." the following  resolution was . unanimously passed:  "That this meeting of men tu Mount  Pleasant, Vancouver, affirm Its con  vietIon that the same standard of morality be   demanded   of   men    as of  women."  ���������������.���������������.���������  Dr. Ernest Hall of Victoria delivered two addresses on Tuesday in tbe  Mount Pleasant Methodist Church, under the auspices of the Local Option  league and W. C. T. V., tbe ������fter-  noon meeting being for women only  and the evening meeting for men  only. There was large attendances at  both meetings, and the doctor delivered addresses of great profit to every  one present.  ��������� e   e  The members of tbe Independent Order of Foresters held a large meeting  on Monday evening In Oddfellows'  ball, Mt Pleasant, when Companion  Court Braestde initiated over fifty  candidates, both men and women.  After tbe ceremony a banquet was  held in the dining hall, when speeches  were given by members of the su -  preme court and of the High Court of  British Columbia, which is now in session in Vancouver.-'������������������"-���������-'--������������������..���������-..���������=..  ��������� .���������������������������  When the ratepayers' association of  Ward VI, Burnaby, South Vancouver,  decided to take up the matter ot an  efficient water system for their dis-  tiict they made a move that has turned out to be very popular, to say the  least. The method which has been  followed out is to get as many signatures on the petition as possible, and  when the work is. completed to for ���������  ward the petition to the municipal  council at Edmonds. Realizing the  difficulty in circulating petitions, they  engaged the services of an expert and  owing to the popularity of the scheme  the petition is being very largely signed. Those who have the matter in  charge say that the chances for a  good hig appropriation are excellent,  but, of course, the matter v..l have to  go through council meeting. Iron  pipes are favored by the ratepayers,  and it is probable that they will be  specified.  ��������� *   *  About twenty members of Mount  Pleasant Lodge, No. 1842, L. O. L.,  paid a fraternal visit to King Edward  Lodge, Fairview, on Tuesday evening.  The county officers were present at  the meeting on an official visit, and  with a large attendance of Falrvlew  members there was a big crowd in the  hall, corner Seventh and Granville  streets. Among the speakers of the  evening were: County Master Bro.  Mitchell, Brothers Robinson, Odium,  Bro. Prof. Odium, Brothers Schofield,  Magee, H. Sacret, H. W. Howes, J.  Martin, H. Birmingham, the county  secretary and many others. Refreshments were served and a very enjoyable evening passed. Mount Pleasant  has adopted the fraternal visit idea  for the coming winter, and they will  be seen from time to time at the various lodges of the city. They also expect to receive visits from the other  lodges.  Mr. Farmer replied in fitting terms,  declared the appreciation which he  felt to the members of the board for  their kindness. He intimated that if  during any time a substitute for the  position should be appointed when  duty called him elsewhere; he. might  consider accepting the position for  another term. Applause greeted this  remark.  MILLS  MACAU LEY.  A social event of more than usual  interest, particularly to old-timers and  a wide circle of friends all over the  city, was celebrated Tuesday-evening,'  at the new residence of Mr. and Mrs.  R. H. Macauley, 130 Tenth avenue  west, when their eldest daughter, Angelina, and William I. Mills, eon of  ex-Alderman R. Mills, were united in  wedlock. The fact of the residence in  tbe city of both- bride and groom since  childhood lends Interest to the occasion, and accounts ln a measure for  the unusual popularity of the young  couple, a tact well Illustrated by numerous and costly presents, the  drawing room was artistically deso-  rated with am arch formation, built In  with pink carnations and arch smilax,  while the dining room decorations  were white carnations, chrysanthemums and smilax.  Miss EfAe Fummerton presided at  the piano. The bride entered the  drawing room with her father, and  was attended by ber sister Edith;  the groom being supported by Mr.  George McQuarrie. The bride wore a  handsome gown of Ivory satin char-  meunse, elegantly _ trimmed with gold  embroidery and old point lace. The  ceremony was conducted by the Rev.  J. W. Woodside, and after the sixty  or seventy guests had partaken of the  well-spread table, during which several congratulatory speeches were  made, to which the groom replied with  remarkably good taste, the happy couple left on the Princess Charlotte for  Seattle, en route to Portland and California points. The groom's present to  the bride was a handsome fur set, to  the best mau a pearl stick pin and to  the bridesmaid a pearl brooch. -The  bride's present to the groom was a  pair of pearl cuff links. The bride's  going away dress was a grey suit, with  beaver hat to match, trimmed with  wings. After their return, Mr. and  Mrs. Mills will take up their residence  in their new home, corner Tenth avenue and St. Catheiines street.  W. M. S. CONVENTION.  The seventh annual convention of  the Woman's Missionary Society of  the Vancouver district will be held in  the.Methodist Church at Eburne, on  the 14th day of October, 1910. The  morning session will begin at 10:30  a. m, and the afternoon session at 2  o'clock, p. m. A special car will leave  Lulu Island branch depot on Granville  street at 10 o'clock sharp on Friday,  October 14th, 1910; returning, will  leave Eburne at 5 o'clock p. m. for  Vancouver-  SOUTH VANCOUVER.  The pump which has been installed  in the hall grounds will be supple -  merited by another which will be \is*>d  on artesian well No.2. Harrison ������  Wall, the contractors, expect to operate the same engine however. When  the two pumps are going the municipality will have plenty of water. As  the well now being tested gives a suo-  ply of water that seems inexhaustible.  FRIDAY  H.  Try Sovereign Butter  You will like it       &*  3 lbs- for JP-  Try our choice Tea &+  3 Lbs; for     $1  R. Oats finest qual-rtw  j  ity 6 lbs for   25C1  Headlight   Soap   1C  6 cakes for IOC]  Superfine Toilet    OI  Soap 8 cakes for   _;<  We have just received  large shipment of  Wealthy APPLES- oi  snap price box i.Ot  Cawan^Cocoa    rt.  # Jb taw     2!  Cowan's unsweetened  Chocolate    ,       ~A  at per cake    <L\\\  Pure Maple Syrup A~-  per c^iart      45f  Green Tomatoes   rtpM  12 lbs. for      25j  White Chilliwack ^ ,  Spuds per sk.   Ht  White Star Baking 0.  Pdr. 2 oz. cans for ������������  Try our Selected Easj  ernEggsat3 ei A|  doz. for      tpi.UJ  GREATEST BA  GAIN    EVER  OFFERED  In Extra Choice Roll<  Oats.    "Ogilvies," p|  up in 4 lb. pkgs., cle*  ing at  I Be per Paokm  P. S.���������DON'T FORGJ  HE ADDRESS.  Cor. Bridge  & Seventh Ai  PHONE 6ia<  - ;i.


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